Archive 2009

a poet and essayist, has published seven books of poems, most recently Niebieski sweter (The Blue Pullover, 2004) and Farbiarka (The Dyeress, 2009), which was awarded the Warsaw Literary Prize. Piwkowska is the recipient of the Georg Trakl Prize (1995) and an honorable mention from the Koscielski Foundation (2002). Her poems, translated into German, Slovenian, Russian and English, have been published in such anthologies as Polskije poetessy (Polish Women Poets, 2002) in Russia and Six Polish Poets (2009) in England. She is the author of a book-length essay on Anna Akhmatova (2003), as well as a prose book inspired by the poetry and biography of Georg Trakl, Ślad łyżwy (The Skate Trail, 2007).