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Daniela Olszewska

Born: Wroclaw, Poland
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Olszewska resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Daniela Olszewska on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Citizen J
ISBN: 1940430178 OCLC: 895743977

Artifice Books, Chicago, Ill. : 2013.

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: 868243730

Artifice Books, Chicago, Ill. : 2013.

Cloudfang, cakedirt
ISBN: 9780982989630 OCLC: 795178064

Horse Less Press, [Denver, Colo.?] : ©2012.

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

"...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.