Jacek Dehnel & Piotr Tarczyński
Maryla Szymiczkowa (‘Shim-each-kova’) is the pen name of Jacek Dehnel and his partner Piotr Tarczyński. Jacek was born in Gdańsk and is one of the best known Polish writers of his generation. A writer, poet and translator, he is the author of several novels, among them Lala(Oneworld, 2018) and Saturn (Dedalus, 2012). Piotr was born in Cracow and is a literary translator (of Edmund White, Paul Beatty and Michael Chabon among others) and American studies scholar. They live in Warsaw.