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writers in residence
In Residence
January — June 2016

Tadeusz Dąbrowski



Tadeusz Dąbrowski was born in 1979. He is known as a poet and essayist, but also as a critic, and has published in many well-known publications. He was a fellow of the Yaddo Foundation (USA, 2015), the Omi International Arts Center (USA, 2013), the Vermont Studio Center (2011), Literatur Lana (2011), the International Writers’ House, Graz, Austria (2008), the Polish Ministry of Culture (2007, 2010), the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (2006, 2012) and the Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators in Visby (2004, 2010). /// As of December 7, 2015

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A Short Passage

“Die Bäume spielen Wald”

for what distinguishes silence

that is empty from significant silence

deep from shallow

light from dark

deliberate silence from

random silence

is you

— From: “Die Bäume spielen Wald” (Munich, Hanser 2014), unpublished translation from German to English by Catherine Hales

At a reading at the Literaturhaus Zurich on March 31, 2016, Tadeusz Dąbrowski talks to the literary scholar and writer Ilma Rakusa. Photo Ralph Hut