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Literary Nonfiction. Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough arrived in the United States from Poland in 1984, bringing memories of life under a totalitarian regime, where the personal was always political. In essay after essay in OBJECTS OF AFFECTION, her remarkable debut, Hryniewicz-Yarbrough shows the immigrant's double perspective, exploring a "bi-polar" world of displacement and rootlessness, geography and memory, individual and family history, always with an acute awareness of losses and gains that accompany adaptation to a new language and culture and the creation of a new identity.
Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough is a native of Poland. Her essays were published in journals such as AGNI, Ploughshares, The American Scholar, The Threepenny Review, and TriQuarterly. One of her pieces, Objects of Affection was selected for inclusion in The Best American Essays 2012; five others were listed among Notable Essays for 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017. She divides her time between Boston and Kraków.Author City: BOSTON, MA USA