Danuta E. Kosk-Kosicka is a scientist, bilingual poet, writer, poetry translator, photographer, and co-editor of the literary journal Loch Raven Review. Born and raised in Poland, she arrived in the USA in 1980 on a postdoctoral fellowship. She is the author of two books: Face Half-Illuminated and Oblige the Light, the winner of CityLit Press’s fifth annual Harriss Poetry Prize. Kosk-Kosicka is the translator for two bilingual poetry books by Lidia Kosk: Słodka woda, słona woda/ Sweet Water, Salt Water (Astra, 2009), and niedosyt/reshapings (Oficyna Literatow, 2003). Her translations of poems by three Maryland Poets Laureate—Lucille Clifton, Josephine Jacobsen, and Linda Pastan—have been published in Poland; her translations of poems by Lidia Kosk, Ernest Bryll, and Wisława Szymborska have appeared in over 50 publications in the USA. She is a founding member of the DC-Area Literary Translators Network.