“Winter this year is like a death penalty./ Reprieve will come, it’s/ ninety-nine per cent certain.” Poem of the Week (October 14), by Marcin Świetlicki. Translated from Polish by Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese.Read More
Marcin Świetlicki is the author of ten poetry books, most recent ‘Jeden’ (One; winner of the 2014 Gdynia Literary Prize and nominated for the NIKE Prize), and three novels. He writes texts for the band Świetliki, where he is also a lead vocalist. He lives in Kraków, Poland.