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General Information

Name:  Daniela Olszewska  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

Born: Wroclaw, Poland


Illinois Connection

Olszewska resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Daniela Olszewska is president of the board of directors of Switchback Books located in Chicago, Illinois. She also serves as an Associate Poetry Editor of ''Another Chicago Magazine'' and has formerly edited for ''Black Warrior Review'' and ''Columbia Poetry Review''. Currently an Adjunct Professor at Truman College, Olszewska has taught composition, literature, and creative writing at various state schools, community colleges and at maximum security correctional facilities. Olszewska was born in Poland. She earned a Bachelor's in Creative Writing at Columbia College in Chicago and received her MFA from the University of Alabama. She now resides in Chicago, Illinois.

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