Kacper Bartczak

Kacper Bartczak (b. 1972) was born in Łódź and teaches American literature at the University of Łódź. He has twice been a Fulbright fellow, at Stanford University and Princeton University. He has also been a Kosciuszko Foundation fellow at Florida Atlantic University. He has published a book on John Ashbery (Peter Lang, 2006) and a collection of essays on literary theory (Wrocław, 2009). He has translated poems by Peter Gizzi and Rae Armantrout into Polish. He is also the author of four books of his own poetry, and contributes frequently to Polish journals and newspapers. (Photograph by Marcin Spatzier, Los Angeles)