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John a’Beckett – Founding and Managing Editor

(b. Melbourne, Australia, 1948) He is a poet and radio playwright residing in Warsaw. He came to Poland in 1995 on a Potter Foundation Grant for The Melbourne Writers.

James G. Coon – Founding Co-Editor and Prose Editor

(b. Cincinnati, USA, 1950) After graduating from Yale University in 1973, he worked in the corporate world until the Nineties when he joined the assistance efforts underway in Central and Eastern Europe, helping companies to adjust to the new reality. During nearly ten years living in Poland, he became a fiction writer and freelance editor and co-founded New Europe Writers. He currently resides in Bangkok, where he continues this work in a warmer climate.

Andrew Fincham – Founding and Poetry Editor

(b. Staffordshire, England, 1964) His poetry has appeared in over a dozen anthologies. The bilingual Centre of Gravity (Ibis 2004) received the UNESCO / Poezja Dzisiaj award for foreign poetry in Poland.

Kazimierz Zwidryn – Sales/ Promotion Manager, Poland

For the past twenty years, Kaz has been the head English Editor, Chief Sales Manager and East European Liaison Officer of The International Publishing Service in Warsaw.

Katalin Szekeres – Sales/Promotion Manager, Hungary

(b. Budapest. 1982) She is a part-time Hungarian-to-English translator and manager of a successful modeling agency in Budapest.

Veronika Lukacs – Sales and Promotion Manager, London/UK

(b..Budapest, 1977) She studied at Tokyo and London Universities and earned an MA in English from the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest. She has translated for Budapest Tales .

Natasha Kirshina – Sales and Promotion Manager, Czech Republic

(b. St. Petersburg, 1988) She is a student at the Anglo-American University in Prague.

Educational Book Market Advisor – Vacant

Ryszard Kajzer – Book Production Editor

He is a graduate and staff member of the Graphic Department of Warsaw Polytech. He has won awards for posters and book cover designs.

Bartek Bartosiński — Website consultant

Wojciech Maslarz – Polish Editor and Polish Translation Advisor

(b. Kutno, Poland, 1962) A philologist, English teacher, poet, and translator, he has recently published two chapbooks of verse entitled “The Image of the Minotaur” and “Girardoff City.”

Judith Sollosy – Hungarian Editor and Translation Advisor

(b. Hungary) She has a degree in English Literature from Columbia University. Since 1975 she has been living in Budapest where she is senior editor at Covina Books.

Florin Bican – Romanian Editor and Translation Advisor

(b. Rumania) A graduate of the University of Bucharest, he has been in charge of the Romanian Culture Institute’s program “Translators in the Making” since 2006. This program trains foreign students of Romanian.

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