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New Europe Writers Presents: “On Earth As It Is” September 21, 2017

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On Earth As It, our most recent offering, is now available as a Kindle ebook on Amazon. For a limited time, AmazonUK will offer it for only 99 pence. All proceeds from the sale of this ebook on Amazon will go to support the activities of New Europe Writers. We look forward to your reviews.

 

“If you’ve ever wondered what it would have been like to be an American writer with a terrific sense of humor living in Eastern Europe during the transition between something called communism and something called democracy, look no further. In prose and poetry that evokes the high humor and loving sarcasm of the brilliant British novelist David Lodge, James George Coon turns an unflinchingly funny eye on life in Poland and the Czech lands and Hungary during the last 25 years. PS – And don’t neglect to read the notes at the end of the book. They’re a gas!”

John Guzlowski (www.amazon.com/author/johnguzlowski): Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Eastern Illinois University and prolific author of poetry, prose, literary criticism, reviews, fiction, and nonfiction. His award-winning work has appeared in many prestigious publications.

“A fantastic read! An American landing in Warsaw just after the fifty-year commie wonderland disappeared overnight. Like a true thoroughbred writer, James Coon observes what it has done to us Poles and our day-to-day lives, proving that sometimes you may be able to take the folks out of the socialism but you can’t take the socialism out of the folks. I laughed my way from beginning to end!”

Jerzy Seipp (www.seipp.pl): Polish novelist, poet, and film maker. Author of “Królewna” (The Princess), “Angielka” (The Englishwoman), and “Ostatnia Miłość” (Last Love).

 

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Interview with John a‘Beckett, Managing Editor of New Europe Writers, in Polish and English March 2, 2013

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Christian Mailoux, współredaktor Červená Barva Press, przeprowadza wywiad z Johnem a’Beckettem, współzałożycielem New Europe Writers.

Założył pan New Europe Writers wraz z Jamesem G. Coonem i Andrew Finchamem. Jak poznał pan tych ludzi i co zainspirowało długotrwałą współpracę?

Poznaliśmy się przez przypadek, w Radio Cafe, w Warszawie, w 2006. Patrząc z perspektywy czasu, wydaje mi się to raczej jak szczęśliwy traf. (more…)

New Europe Writers Facebook new fanpage February 2, 2013

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Tri-lingual Warsaw Tales E-book Now Available for Free Download May 18, 2011

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This excellent e-book is made available to the public through the initiative of Prof. Lidia Vianu and her team of Romanian translators at the MTTLC and the co-operation between New Europe Writers and Contemporary Literature Press. The e-book includes the full English text, the original Polish text, and the translations of all texts into Romanian. Please follow this link to download this free e-book.

Note: Because of the large size of some files, we recommend saving them to your computer before opening (right-click on the link and choose “Save Link As”).

Warsaw Tales is now available April 9, 2010

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The newly published Warsaw Tales includes a bumper crop of excellent writing, such as this story, The Bumper Dwarf, by Polish author Wojciech Chmielewski .

See Selected Tales for a sample (The Bumber-dwarf); Go to Where To Buy – WarsawTales

Click on The Quirky Face of Warsaw to listen to an interview with John aBeckett on Polish radio.