Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese

Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese writes with/in English, Polish and Danish: the poetry volume Thirst in Three Directions is forthcoming in 2022. Her English translations of contemporary Polish poetry have featured in various anthologies, journals, and on the London Underground. Nothing More (Arc, 2013), which samples Krystyna Miłobędzka, was shortlisted for the 2015 Popescu European Poetry Translation Prize. Night Truck Driver (Zephyr Press, 2020) features Marcin Świetlicki; Salt Monody (Zephyr Press, 2006) presents Marzanna Kielar. She co-edited, together with Marcin Baran and Anna Skucińska, Carnivorous Boy Carnivorous Bird: Poetry from Poland (Zephyr Press, 2004). Cognitive Poetic Readings in Elizabeth Bishop: Portrait of a Mind Thinking (2010) is based on her research as a Fulbright scholar at the Elizabeth Bishop archives. She co-curates “Transreading” courses on translated and transnational poetries for the Poetry School in London. She lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.   Photo credits: Peter Leese
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