Selected poems by Julian Kornhauser in the United States with the support of the Polish Book Institute
In the United States, a translation of Julian Kornhauser’s selected poems I'm Half of Your Heart: New and Selected Poems, 1967―2017 was published. The book was translated by Piotr Florczyk. The publication was supported by the Polish Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.
The collection I'm Half of Your Heart: New and Selected Poems, 1967―2017 was published at the end of August by the Lost Horse Press independent publishing house in Sandpoint, Idaho.
The volume contains more than seventy pieces. The translator of the collection, Piotr Florczyk, received the Found in Translation Award in 2016, awarded annually to the author of the best translation of Polish literature into English published in the previous year in book form. The translator of Kornhauser's poetry was awarded for the translation of Anna Świrszczyńska's volume of poetry Budowałam barykadę (‘Building the Barricade’), which was published by Tavern Books publishing house.
As part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme, Piotr Florczyk, apart from the poetry of Kornhauser and Świrszczyńska, introduced English-speaking readers to the poems of Jarosław Mikołajewski. Florczyk also translated Jacek Gutorow, Paweł Marcinkiewicz, Dariusz Sośnicki, and Wojciech Bonowicz, to name a few.