Zakład Literatury Amerykańskiej

Mark Tardi, MFA

O mnie


Mark Tardi jest autorem trzech książek i licznych publikacji. Swój stopień MFA uzyskał na Brown University, uzyskał również stypendium Fulbrighta. Jego najnowsza książka, The Circus of Trust, została wydana przez wydawnictwo Dalkey Archive w sierpniu 2017 r.




  • The Circus of Trust, Victoria, Texas: Dalkey Archive Press, 2017
  • Airport music, Providence, Rhode Island: Burning Deck, 2013 (SPD Bestseller)
  • Euclid Shudders, Brooklyn, New York: Litmus Press––December, 2003 (Finalist for the 2002 National Poetry Series)

  • La nuova poesia americana: Chicago & the Midwest, a bilingual anthology of contemporary American poetry, from 1961 to the present, Luigi Ballerini and Paul Vangelisti, eds. (forthcoming, 2017)
  • Visuality and Vision in American Literature: “‘Painting is Not My Trade:’ Art History, Allusion and Truth in David Markson’s Wittgenstein’s Mistress,”Białystok, Poland: University of Białystok Press, 2014
  • Theory that Matters: “[Seven Outdated Object Which Dangle}; The Post-Genre Prism of Thalia Field’s Point & Line,” Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
  • Studies in English Drama & Poetry, Vol. 3: Subversion & Transgression. “Great Expectations: Incest & Incompleteness in Kathy Acker’s Blood & Guts in High School.” Łódź, Poland: University of Łódź Press, 2013
  • Chopin with Cherries: A Tribute in Verse, Sunland, California: Moonrise Press, 2010
  • Polish-American Fulbright Conference: A Celebration of 50 Years for the Fulbright Program, Warsaw: Polish-American Fulbright Commission, 2009
  • The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century, Chicago, Illinois: Cracked Slab Books, May 2007

Print Periodicals (Selected):
  • Berkeley Poetry Review #43), excerpt of “Attribution Error,” 2016 EDNA (#4), excerpt of “Attribution Error,” 2013
  • SERIES (#7), excerpt of “Attribution Error,” 2011
  • Arterie (Poland), “Piosenka Platypusa,” 2010
  • Aufgabe 9, guest editor & translator of special section devoted to Miron Białoszewski and contemporary Polish poetry, 2010
  • Van Gogh’s Ear (France), “Symetria,” 2008 Chicago Review, excerpt of “Airport music,” 2007
  • Berlin Quarterly, issue #6, guest curator for “Three Poets from Poland: Kacper Bartczak, Monika Mosiewicz, and Przemysław Owczarek, forthcoming 2017

Online Publications:
  • Jet Fuel Review (Issue # 13), from "Attribution Error," Spring 2017
  • Sukoon (vol.3, no. 3), excerpt of “Psychoacoustics,” 2015 Issue-6-S-2015.pdf
  • diode, vol. 8, no. 1, “Future Pastoral (Pripyat)”, April 2015
  • Poetry Foundation, “Eventual Horison” and “series 2”, May 2009
  • Seedings, issue no. 4, five poems by Przemysław Owczarek (trans.), 2017





  • University of Łódż, “Why are you like an almond?: Sarah Ruhl, Audience Reception, and ‘Whimsical Realism,’”Experiment in Drama, Theatre, Film & Media conference. Łódź, Poland, October 2017
  • University of Łódż, “Machines / Ravines: Negotiating the [Technological] Sublime”, Conference co-organizer, Łódź, Poland, September 14–16, 2017
  • Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, “Foodstuffs for the food chain dressed in light: On Lisa Jarnot’s animal ethics,” Humorousness/Seriousness Dichotomy in Language, Culture and Literature Conference, Siedlce, Poland, April 2017
  • University of Glasgow/Centre for Contemporary Art, “Stratal Geometries,” Outside In / Inside-out Poetry Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, October 2016
  • University of Łódź, “Airport music” –– invited poetry reading. Innovative Poetries – Innovations in Poetry, Łódż, Poland, September 2016
  • Sorbonne/Paris-Diderot University, “The Calculus of History: Ratner’s Star, Gödel’s Incompleteness, and the Vicious Infinite Regress,” Fiction Rescues History Conference on Don DeLillo, Paris, France, February 2016
  • Buraimi University College, “On Literature and Mathematics; or the Mathematics in Literature: Creativity across disciplines”, BUC–2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference, al-Buraimi, Oman, May 2015
  • University of Białystok, “Painting is Not My Trade: Art History and Allusion in David Markson’s Wittgenstein’s Mistress,” Vision and Visuality in American Literature Conference, Białystok, Poland, September 2012
  • Kazimierz Wielki University, “Doubt/less: Allusion and Truth in David Markson’s Wittgenstein’s Mistress,” Living and Writing Conference, Bydgoszcz, Poland, May 2012
  • University of Łódź, “Breaking the Bad: the Power of Cable in the 21st Century,”Young Researchers Conference on British and American Television, Plenary Lecture, Łódż,Poland, February 2012
  • J.F.K Institute, Graduate School of North American Studies, Freiburg University, “Falling into View: Images of the World Trade Center ‘Jumpers’ in American Literature & Culture, American Bodies conference, Berlin, Germany, May 2011
  • University of Łódź, “Spring Forward/Fall Back: Images in Conflict in 21st Century American Culture,” Images of Conflict 21st Century American Literature & Culture student conference, Opening Lecture, Łódż,Poland, November 2010
  • University of Łódź, “[7 Outdated Objects Which Dangle]: the post-genre prism of Thalia Field’s Point & Line,” Theory That Matters conference, Łódż, Poland, April 2010
  • University of Łódź, “Great Expectations: incest and incompleteness in Kathy Acker’s Blood and Guts in High School,” Transgressions and Subversions conference, Łódż, Poland, October 2009



Prowadzone zajęcia


  • Obłąkanie i pożądanie: Przełomowe pozycje literatury współczesnej (studia mgr, semestr zimowy 2016)
  • W cieniu modernizmu: Współczesna innowacyjna twórczość amerykańskich pisarek (studia lic., semestr wiosenny, 2016)
  • Pisanie tekstów akademickich (studia mgr i lic.) (2008-2012; 2016-teraz)
  • Amerykańskie media (studia lic., 2011-2012)
  • Telewizja poza telewizorem: Telewizja w erze post-programowej (studia lic., 2011-2012)
  • Wprowadzenie do amerykańskiej literatury (2009-2012)



wykłady gościnne
  • Carthage College, “The Only Avant-Garde Remaining: On Literature & Mathematics,” and invited reading. Kenosha, Wisconsin, October 2017
  • Millersville University, “Don DeLillo, David Foster Wallace, and the Calculus of Literature,” and invited reading & book signing. Millersville, Pennsylvania, September 2017
  • University of Maine–Orono, New Writing Series: Invited reading & discussion; and class visit. Orono, Maine, September 2017