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Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Daniela Olszewska  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: Wroclaw, Poland

-- Daniela Olszewska on WorldCat --

E-Mail: --

Illinois Connection

Olszewska resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Daniela Olszewska is president of the board of directors of Switchback Books located in Chicago, Illinois. She also serves as an Associate Poetry Editor of ''Another Chicago Magazine'' and has formerly edited for ''Black Warrior Review'' and ''Columbia Poetry Review''. Currently an Adjunct Professor at Truman College, Olszewska has taught composition, literature, and creative writing at various state schools, community colleges and at maximum security correctional facilities. Olszewska was born in Poland. She earned a Bachelor's in Creative Writing at Columbia College in Chicago and received her MFA from the University of Alabama. She now resides in Chicago, Illinois.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Citizen J
ISBN: 1940430178. OCLC Number: 895743977

Artifice Books,. .

In this series of interconnected poems, Olszewska's everywoman hero movesacross a landscape that might be America re-imagined as a post-Sovietstate.

Citizen J /
ISBN: 0988480492. OCLC Number: 868243730

Artifice Books,. .

Cloudfang, cakedirt
ISBN: 9780982989630. OCLC Number: 795178064

Horse Less Press,. .

How to feel confident with your special talents /
ISBN: 1625579047. OCLC Number: 858603256

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"...Capture[s] both the paralyzing anxiety of not knowing what to do or how to do it and the vertiginous thrill of being immersed in a limitless stream of instruction and advice."--back cover.