Mark Tardi


ul. Pomorska 171/173 Dept. of North American Literature & Culture, University of Lodz
Lodz, LO 90-236

Author's Bio

Mark Tardi’s books include The Circus of Trust, Airport music, and Euclid Shudders. Prologue, an award-winning cinepoem collaboration with Polish multimedia artist Adam Mańkowski, has been screened at film festivals throughout Europe and the United States. He was a writer-in-residence at MASS MoCA in January 2020 and his translations of The Squatters’ Gift by Robert Rybicki (Dalkey Archive) and Faith in Strangers by Katarzyna Szaulińska (Toad Press/Veliz Books) were published in 2021. He is a 2022 recipient of a fellowship in Literary Translation from the National Endowment for the Arts. A former Fulbright scholar, he is on faculty at the University of Łódź.

Publications & Prizes

The Circus of Trust (Dalkey Archive Press, 2017)
Airport music (Burning Deck Press, 2013)
Euclid Shudders (Litmus Press, 2004)
Prizes won: 

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literary Translation, 2022


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What I'm reading now: 
Her Wilderness Will Be Her Manners by Sarah Mangold, The Nick of Time by Rosmarie Waldrop, Address by Elizabeth Willis, Life in a Country Album by Nathalie Handal, Little Elegies for Sister Satan by Michael Palmer, DMZ Colony by Don Mee Choi

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Chicago, IL
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Last update: Mar 27, 2022