Julia Hartwig

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Hartwig in 2009

Julia Hartwig-Międzyrzecka (14 August 1921 – 14 July 2017) was a Polish writer and translator. She was born in Lublin, Poland. She was considered to be one of Poland's most important female poets.[1][2][3]

Her first poems appeared in the journal "Odrodzenie" in 1944. Hartwig lived in Paris from 1947-50. In 1954, she published Z niedalekich podróży (From Nearby Places), a collection of articles. She published her first collection of poetry Pożegnania (Farewells) in 1956.[1]

Hartwig died on 14 July 2017 in Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania of congestive heart failure at the age of 95.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Segel, Harold B. (2003). The Columbia Guide to the Literatures of Eastern Europe Since 1945. Columbia University Press. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-231-11404-2.
  2. "Julia Hartwig". culture.pl (in Polish). Adam Mickiewicz Institute.
  3. "Contemporary Authors Online". Biography in Context. Gale. 2010. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  4. "Julia Hartwig nie żyje. Odeszła jedna z najwybitniejszych polskich poetek". gazetapl (in Polish). Retrieved 15 July 2017.