Adam Zagajewski

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General Information

Name: Adam Zagajewski

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, Poetry, Other;

Born: 1945 in Lwow, Poland

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Adam is currently a faculty member at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Adam is a Polish poet, novelist, translator and essayist. He was awarded the Bronze Cross of Merit, and twice received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. In 1992, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He won the 2004 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, and is the second Polish writer to be awarded, after Czesław Miłosz.

Published Works

  • Solidarity, Solitude: Essays by Adam Zagajewski (With Lilian Vallee), Ecco Press, 1990
  • Selected Poems, Faber & Faber , 2004
  • A Defense of Ardor: Essays(With Clare Cavanagh) , Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005
  • Eternal Enemies: Poems (With Clare Cavanagh), Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
  • Unseen Hand: Poems, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Solidarity, Solitude: Essays by Adam Zagajewski

ISBN: 0880011866
Release Date: 1990-07

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Adam Zagajewski: Selected Poems of Adam Zagajewski

ISBN: 0571224253
Release Date: 2004-01-01

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A Defense of Ardor: Essays

ISBN: 0374529884
Release Date: 2005-10-19

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Eternal Enemies: Poems

ISBN: 0374531609
Release Date: 2009-03-31

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Unseen Hand: Poems

ISBN: 0374533369
Release Date: 2012-06-05

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Adam Zagajewski on WorldCat

Adam Zagajewski on Amazon


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