Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka

"The poems are the work of a profoundly serious temperament and a professional translator of world into word"– Michael Salcman, Judge, Harriss Poetry Prize

Interviews, Collages and Recordings


Interviewed by Grace Cavalieri, the Maryland Poet Laureate, for the Library of Congress “The Poet and the Poem 2020-21 Series.” (2020)

driftwood press 2.2 (2015)

Interview with Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, by Laura Shovan for Little Patuxent Review (2014)

Radio interview with Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka & Lidia Kosk  by Aaron Henkin for WYPR, The Signal (2012)

About Quatrain, by David W. Kriebel for LITE (2001)

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Tupelo Quarterly, July 1, 2016, Book Review by Bruce Sager

THE POTOMAC/ A Journal of Poetry and Politics, Summer 2016 – Book Review by Michael Fallon

Potomac Review Online, April 30, 2016, on Danuta’ Panel, devoted to Lidia Kosk’s poems at the Confluence Conference last September, and her books –Lost (and Found) in Translation, Book Reviews by Albert Kapikian

Loch Raven Review, Spring 2016, Book Review by Dan Cuddy

jmww, February 18, 2016 Review of Danuta’s two books by Patricia Valdata

THE POTOMAC/ A Journal of Poetry and Politics Winter 2016 – Book Review by Katherine E. Young

World Poetry: Poland, Spotlight on Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka and Lidia Kosk (2015)

Sharing Human Experiences Through Poetry: A Review of Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka’s Reading at LitMore (2015)

Collages, Audio & Video from my readings:

Confluence “Translatable” April 9, 2021 – Video

March 18, 2021, 8-9:30 p.m. Featured Reader in “This Is What America Looks Like” Poetry Reading, Event by City of Takoma Park, MD, Zoom poetry reading.

March 18, Danuta’s Zoom Reading

Interview by Grace Cavalieri, the Maryland Poet Laureate, for the Library of Congress “The Poet and the Poem 2020-21 Series.” March 17, 2020

Picture of Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka

Szklana góra/Glass Mountain Multi-Lingual Reading (and singing) Events in the USA and Poland

May 10, 2017
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Sep 18, 2017
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Sep 23, 2017
Silver Spring, MDP1590593
Dec 31, 2017
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Feb 3, 2018
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Feb 18, 2018
Chevy Chase, MDP1000573
April 22, 2018
Kensington Book Celebration

May 6, 2017, 5-7 pm, McDonogh Campus, Tagart Chapel, Polish Triptych –from the Poetry of Lidia Kosk translated by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka, choral composition by Philip A. Olsen


May 1, Italian Embassy, Washington, DC, An Evening of Global Poetry, Voice As A Bridge- Lidia Kosk’s poem “The Wind”/”Wiatr” in English & Polish

May 1, 2017 Italisn Embassy1

April 23, 2017, 11-4,   Antique Row in Old Town Kensington, Maryland, Day of the Book, The Power of Poetry, my translations of Wisława Szymborska & Lidia Kosk

April 23, 2017 Kensington

April 8, 2017, 2-4 pm, Village Learning Place, 2521 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, Passager,  poetry reading in celebration of National Poetry Month, my poem “The Book She Remembers”

Passager Reading, April 8, 2017

April 2,  2-4 pm, New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway Rosevelt Center, Greenbelt, MD, Poetry reading at Poetry Moment reception, Lidia Kosk’s and my poems


February 26, 2017, 2 to 5 p.m, The Ivy Bookshop’s Bird in Hand location in Charles Village, 11 East 33rd Street, The Lit and Art Reading Series, my poems and translations of Lidia Kosk

Bird in Hand reading

November 17, 2016, 7:30-9 pm, International Poetry Reading, Takoma Park, 3rd Thursday Poetry, bilingual, my poems and translations


October 22, 2016, 7-9 pm, Baltimore County Public Library, Catonsville Library Fundraising Book Event: Words and Wine


April 22, 7:30 pm, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD 20912, International Poetry Reading

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April 16, 3-4 pm, University of Baltimore, CityLit Festival, Loch Raven Raview curated reading session

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March 6, 2016, 2-4 pm, The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, 4508 Walsh Street,
Poetry and Prose,

March 6, 2016 Writer's center reading

January 31, 2016, 2 pm, Oliver’s Carriage House, 5410 Leaf Treader Way, Columbia, MD, launch reading of Little Patuxent Review’s Winter 2016 issue


December 4, 5-9 pm, York, PA, “York First Friday” event at The Historic York Inn,

Collage York Dec. 4, 2015 12-6-2015 9-06-43 PM

November 14, 6:30-8:30 pm, Ahh Coffee Cafe, Annapolis, MD, The EVIL GRIN Poetry Series

collageAnnapolisReadingNov14, 2015

October 23, 7-9 pm, Baltimore County Public Library, Catonsville Branch, the 10th Annual Words & Wine, Authors’ Reception

WordsWine catLibOct23,15collage

September 26, 9:30-10:45 am, Montgomery College, Silver Spring, MD,  “Confluence: Translations in the Capital Area” Conference. Panel led by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka

collage Confluence Sept 26, 15 for MyWebsiteVideo snippets:

September 26, 1-2 pm, Baltimore Book Festival, CityLit Stage, Inner Harbor, Clarinda Harriss Poetry Prize Winners Reading

collage BBF nr 3 for MyWebsite

“Diminishing Human Rights” (“Niknące prawa człowieka”) – The Poets’ Theater, led by Lidia Kosk, performs at the Władysław Broniewski Museum in Warsaw on September 1, 2015 to commemorate the anniversary of Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland in 1939.

Collages107Video snippets:

July 6, 6-7:30 pm, LitMore, Baltimore Center for the Literary Arts, readings by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka and multiple other poets from Danuta’s two newly published books

July 6, 15 LitMore event

CityLit Festival at Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore, Winner of the Harriss Poetry Prize Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka reads from Oblige the Light. Laudation by the Competition Judge, Michael Salcman. Recorded On: Saturday, May 2, 2015 (Download mp3   – Playing Time: 43:19)Collages97

At Birdie’s Cafe, starts at 4th minute, Westminster, MD (2015). Launching Danuta’s book Face Half-Illuminated.April 18, 2015 Birdies Cafe reading1

CityLit Festival at Enoch Pratt Library in Baltimore, Poetry in Translation. Panel moderated by Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka. Recorded On: Saturday, April 12, 2014 (Playing Time: 1:23:29)
Collage CityLit 2014

Danuta E. Kosk Kosicka reads her poem “Turning Pagans Into Christians” and other work at the Winter 2016 Myth issue launch of the Little Patuxent Review in Columbia, Maryland (2016)

Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka reads at the Little Patuxent Review launching party (2011)

Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka reads at the Arts Center in Westminster, MD (2010)

Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka is a Biochemist/Poet. She has written many collections of poetry. Her mother who lives in Poland is also a poet (2010)

Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka reads “At the Seaside Cafe” and “Listening to Jazz (2010)

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