Proof reviewed in Chronogram, the Hudson Valley’s arts and culture magazine: “This is a poetry of noticing.”

Natalia Kennedy’s review in Columbia Poetry Review, “A Bowl of Caught Water:” “If Dickinson’s poems and her life express the compassionate view of a science-loving woman, then Borowicz echoes that intense and probing gaze.”

Caitlin Johnson reviews Proof: “Borowicz’s work has the distinction of being able to transport me…”

Grace Cavalieri reviews Proof for the Washington Independent Review of Books: “Here’s a poet who can take popular culture and turn it into poetry history.”

Microreview of Proof by poet John Guzlowski from Writing the Polish Diaspora.

Jason Tandon’s review in Agni Online, The Remains of Holiness: On Borowicz’s The Bees Are Waiting“:  “…belongs to a tradition of poetics that believes silence is as important as language.”

Caitlin Johnson’s review of The Bees Are Waiting: “…a reminder to the reader to find wonder in the things around us, even when they seem commonplace.”

An essay about Karina from Contrary Magazine: “Then, as quickly as she had appeared, Karina Borowicz disappeared.”

Diana Limbach Lempel’s meditation on the poem “September Tomatoes.”


Jen Fitzgerald of New Books in Poetry interviews Karina: “An inventory of discovery.”

An interview with Karina published on Mass Poetry: “For a kid coming from a more traditional place, it was mind-blowing.”

Jim Callahan interviews Karina for The Concord Journal: “Cultivate empathy.”

Weekly poetry program “Out of Our Minds” interview on San Francisco Bay Area public radio station KKUP, courtesy of J.P. Dancing Bear.

Eric Brewer’s interview with Karina in The Erie Reader: “I’m interested in the human perception of time and how it changes as we get older.”

Poems Online

Reading Anna Karenina,” read by Garrison Keillor on the NPR show A Writer’s Almanac.

“September Tomatoes” at The Poetry Foundation and American Life in Poetry (first printed in Ecotone).

“Emily’s Dress” at Mass Poetry (first printed in Upstreet).

“Wreck” at Shenandoah.

“The Old Country” at Valparaiso Poetry Review.

“Wild Eye” at Verse Daily.

“The Noodle Maker’s Shop” at AGNI.

“Soap” at Rattle.

“Albatross” at Plume.

“Meant to Be” at Vallum (audio only).

“Tools” and “Carving” at Contrary.

“Bad Honey” at

“Genie the Imprisoned Child” at Valparaiso Poetry Review.

“Planet Kepler 22B” and “Sunbeam Bread” at Connotation Press.

“The Invisible” at DMQ Review.

Moroshka” at Barnstorm Review.

“Amaryllis,” “Gathering,” and “Repairs” at Minnetonka Review.

“Rubber” and “Fist” at qarrtsiluni (with audio).

“Swallow” at Half Drunk Muse.

“Overtime” at Memorious.

Translations Online

Boris Poplavsky’s “Time is a Liquid” at Drunken Boat.

Four pieces by Malcolm de Chazal at AGNI.