Inga Iwasiów is a professor of literary studies, literary critic, prose writer, publicist, and activist. She works and lives in Szczecin, Poland. From 1999 until 2012 she was the editor-in-chief of the Szczecin Cultural Bimonthly Pogranicza. Her novel “Bambino” deals with identity and resettlement in the post-war world and was nominated for the Nike Literary Award. Her monographs include “Kresy in the works of Włodzimierz Odojewski”; “A story and silence. On Leopold Tyrmand’s prose”; and, “Boundaries. Politics of women’s prose and discourse after 1989”. She is the author of the essays: “Gender for intermediate students. Szczecin Lectures”, “Paraphrases and reinterpretations. Lectures on the theory and practice of reading”; and “Revindication. A Reading Woman Today”. Iwasiów published the poetry collections: “Miłość” and “39/41”, the short story collection “Tastes and Dots” and the novels “Bambino”, “Pięćdziesiątka” and “Kroniki oporu i miłości”.
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