Pen Name: None
Born in: Olsztyn, Poland
Facebook in Polish: http://www.facebook.com/PoezjaJoannyKurowskiej
Kurowska has lived, studied, and worked in Illinois since she immigrated from Poland in 1988.
Biographical and Professional Information
A bi-lingual poet-immigrant, Joanna Kurowska is the author of seven critically acclaimed books of poetry. Her work has been published in American and European journals such as Atticus Review, Bateau, Christianity & Literature, The Conradian, International Poetry Review, Kultura (Paris), Levure liiéraire, Off the Coast, Room, Southern Quarterly, and elsewhere. Kurowska holds a Ph.D. in literature and has taught at several American universities, including Indiana University and the University of Chicago.
In-debth interview: Writers in Conversation; Flinders University, Australia.
- Stained Glass, eLectio Publishing, 2016
- Intricacies, Finishing Line Press, 2016
- The Butterly's Choice, Broadstone Books, 2015
- Inclusions, Cervena Barva Bress, 2014
- The Wall & Beyond, Little Elm TX: eLectio Publishing, 2012 (e-book); 2013 (paperback)
- Obok [Near], Oficyna Literacka (Poland), 1999
- Sciana [The Wall], Wydawnictwo Dolnoslaskie (Poland), 1997
Titles at Your Library
Release Date: 2016-02-03
The Butterfly's Choice
Release Date: 2014
Release Date: 2014-03-01
The Wall & Beyond
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Obok (Polish edition)
Release Date: 1999
Sciana (Polish Edition)
Release Date: 1997
- Featured Illinois Author in Willow Review, 2016
- Nominated for Pushcart, 2011, 2014 and 2015
- Selected for The Best of Vine Leaves anthology, 2014
- Award in Jerzy Popiełuszko National Poetry Contest, 1994 (Poland)
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
For the list of past and forthcoming readings, or to schedule a reading or an interview, please visit http://joanna-kurowska.com ("News & Events"; "Contact") or e-mail Joanna Kurowska at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poets & Writers: http://www.pw.org/content/joanna_kurowska
This page can only be edited by Illinois Center for the Book staff, this author or this author's representatives. Please contact us for access.