Piotr Gwiazda

Poet

University of Pittsburgh English Department
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 
(410) 455-2052

Author's Bio

Piotr Gwiazda was born in Poland and moved to the United States at the age of eighteen. He is the author of three books of poetry, Aspects of Strangers (Moria Books, 2015), Messages: Poems & Interview (Pond Road Press, 2012), and Gagarin Street (Washington Writers’ Publishing House, 2005). He has also published two critical studies, U.S. Poetry in the Age of Empire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and James Merrill and W.H. Auden (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), and two volumes of translation, Zero Visibility (Phoneme Media, 2017) and Kopenhaga (Zephyr Press, 2013) by Grzegorz Wróblewski.

Gwiazda is a Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Poetic Voices Without Borders 2 (Gival Press, 2009)
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The Bedside Guide to No Tell Motel (No Tell Books, 2009)
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Poetic Voices Without Borders (Gival Press, 2005)
Books:
Aspects of Strangers (Moria Books, 2015)
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Messages: Poems & Interview (Pond Road Press, 2013)
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Journals:
B O D Y
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Barrow Street
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Confrontation
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Connecticut Review
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Drunken Boat
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Esque
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Exquisite Corpse
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Hotel Amerika
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Linebreak
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Link
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Margie
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No Tell Motel
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Otoliths
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Past Simple
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Shampoo
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Sprung Formal
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Swink
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Talisman
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The Seattle Review
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Prizes won: 

Translation Fund, PEN American Center (2010) Writer in Residence, James Merrill House (2008) Washington Writers' Publishing House Book Contest (2005)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Olsztyn
Poland
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Last update: Mar 09, 2018