Gasper Bye

Sean Gasper Bye is a translator of Polish literature. A native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, he studied modern languages at University College London and international studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies. He is a winner of the Asymptote Close Approximations Prize and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship. The King of Warsaw, a novel written by Szczepan Twardoch and translated from Polish by Sean Gasper Bye, has won the 2021 EBRD Literature Prize.

Photograph © Randl Bye


Whiter than white by Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki

A troubling short story by Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki which uses skin color as a way of exploring the traumas of life under a dictatorship propped up by propaganda.