Poet, editor and translator Maria Jastrzębska was born in Warsaw, Poland and came to the UK as a child. Her most recent collection is The True Story of Cowboy Hat and Ingénue (Cinnamon/Liquorice Fish 2018). She was co-editor of Queer in Brighton (New Writing South 2014). Her selected poems, The Cedars of Walpole Park, were translated into Polish (Stowarzyszenie Żywych Poetów 2015). She translated Justyna Bargielska’s The Great Plan B (Smokestack 2017) from Polish and co-translated Iztok Osojnik’s selected poems from Slovene. Her work is widely published in journals and anthologies and features in the British Library project Between Two Worlds. She lives in Brighton, U.K.