Ewa Chrusciel is a poet, translator, and educator. She has four books of poems in English: Yours, Purple Gallinule, Of Annunciations, Contraband of Hoopoe, and Strata, as well as three books in Polish. She also translated selected books by Jack London, Joseph Conrad, I.B. Singer as well as the book of selected poems by Jorie Graham, and selected poems of Kazim Ali, Lyn Hejinian, Cole Swensen, and other American poets into Polish. She is a Prof. of Humanities at Colby-Sawyer College.