Articles written by: Andrew J. Borkowski

Andrew J. Borkowski

Andrew J. Borkowski is the author of Copernicus Avenue, a story cycle about Toronto’s postwar Polish community and winner of the 2012 Toronto Book Award.

Giant
2013 Vol. 5 No. 1 / Books

Giant

In this review of Aga Maksimowska’s Giant, Andrew Borkowski, whose Copernicus Avenue won the 2012 Toronto Book Award, may well be giving us a glimpse of next year’s winner.

Nowhere Places: Mining the Polish Experience
2011 Vol. 3 No. 4 - Winter / Commentary

Nowhere Places: Mining the Polish Experience

…there’s a symmetry between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the French-English multicultural country I’ve grown up in… and it seems fitting that Polish and Canadian troops often fought side by side in WWII. That’s a good place to start rebuilding a sense of who I am, says Andrew Borkowski.

Why This Silence?
2011 Vol. 3 No. 3 - Fall / Commentary

Why This Silence?

The photo was unmistakably me, in Nehru shirt and bell bottoms, a cigarette dangling rakishly in my right hand… on the front page of Czechoslovakia’s Socialist Union of Youth newspaper.