Interviews

Interview 2 : “There’s inspiration everywhere. Even on Twitter and Facebook. I find social media always pointing me at some thought or image or idea or word that moves me.” : John Guzlowski.

John Guzlowskis writing appears on Garrison Keillor’s Writers Almanac and in RattleAtticus Review, Joyce Carol Oates’ Ontario ReviewNorth American Review, and many other journals here and abroad.  His poems and personal essays about his Polish parents’ experiences as slave laborers in Nazi Germany and refugees making a life for themselves in Chicago appear in his memoir Echoes of Tattered Tongues (Aquila Polonica Press).  Echoes of Tattered Tongues received the 2017 Benjamin Franklin Poetry Award and the Eric Hoffer Foundation’s Montaigne Award.  Nobel Laureate Czeslaw Milosz – in a review of one of Guzlowski’s poetry books – wrote that Guzlowski’s writing astonished him. In this interview with Koel Sheth  for Advaitam Speaks Literary, he talks about his poetry, creativity, his source of inspiration, his poetic journey so far and much more. Please read below the whole interview.

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Interview 1 : “I believe in true art and true verses, and not in mannerism and falsehood.” : Danijela Trajkovic

Danijela Trajkovic is a Serbian writer, literary critic and translator. Her literary works are published widely in Serbia and abroad. Her book of poetry in translation ’22Wagons’ was published this year by Istok Academia, Knjaževac, Serbia. She holds MA in English language and literature from the University of Priština, Kosovska Mitrovica. In this interview with Debasish Parashar, she talks about translation, creativity, 22 wagons, Serbian poetry and much more. Please read below the whole interview.

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