Joanna Pomorska

Poland

Graduate of the Department of Slavonic Language and Literature at the University of Warsaw, is one of the most outstanding Polish translators of the Slovenian language and also a highly regarded editor, working for many renowned publishers. Her works include mostly fiction, essays and drama. She has been popularizing the Slovenian literature and culture in Poland, publishing also critical and other texts in literary magazines and daily press. One of her favourite authors is Drago Jančar, the greatest modern Slovenian writer. Joanna Pomorska was awarded a prize by Literatura na Świecie (1987) for her own presentation of Slovenian literature, by the Association of Authors ZAiKS (2017) for the translations of Slovenian literature, and was also honoured with the International Tone Pretnar Award in Slovenia (2017, honorary title „Ambassador of Slovenian Literature and Language”).


Index of translated works

Branko Hofman, Noc do rana (Noč do jutra), Czytelnik 1986
Drago Jančar, Galernik (Galjot), PIW 1988
Drago Jančar, Terra incognita, NOWA 1993
Drago Jančar, Drwiące żądze (Posmehljivo poželenje), NOWA 1997
Drago Jančar, Eseje, Pogranicze 1999
Drago Jančar, Spojrzenie anioła (Pogled angela), Pogranicze 2002
Jani Virk, Śmiech za drewnianą przegrodą (Smeh za leseno pregrado), Czarne 2007
Drago Jančar, Katarina, paw i jezuita (Katarina, pav in jezuit), Pogranicze 2010
Božidar Jezernik, Kava (Kava), Czarne, Wołowiec 2011
Božidar Jezernik, Naga Wyspa (Non cogito ergo sum), Czarne 2013, with Joanna Sławińska
Drago Jančar, Widziałem ją tej nocy (To noč sem jo videl), Czarne 2014
Kristina Hočevar, Obłoki i cięcia zebrane. Clouds and collected cuts. Oblaki in zbrani rezi, Instytut Kultury Miejskiej 2015
Veronika Dintinjana, Alfabet znaków. The Alphabet of Signs. Abeceda znamenj, Instytut Kultury Miejskiej 2016