“when I talk/ to you over the phone I like/ your tongue, when you light me/ your fresh poems.” Poem of the Week (January 20), by Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało. Translated from Polish by Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese.Read More
Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało is an award-winning poet with six volumes to her name; she also writes novels, journalism and books for children. She is also known for her performance readings and her promotion of women’s writing in Poland.
“There’s an easier way, there are/ such places: pools of spilt light cool as billycans,/ the snail-slow pulse of passing towns…” Poem of the Week (2 December), by Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało. Translated from Polish by Clare Pollard.Read More
Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało’s ‘FM-Biography’ in the original Polish.Read More
“I’d like to make my readers wake up in a stranger’s clothes.” Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało, our Poet of the Month for September, talks to Maida Salkanović.Read More
“a postcard motif:/ white house, black key of seagulls./ The hair smells of sugar…” Poem of the Week (October 28), by Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkalo. Translated from Polish by Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese.Read More