Kate Webster

An award-winning translator of Polish literature into English. She is an Associate of the Institute of Translators and Interpreters (ITI) and a member of the Society of Authors and the Translators Association.
The Face
Humor + Variety
Variety

The Face

The curious incident of the face in the mirror
Matthew Coachinger
Quiz: Which Celestial Body Are You?
Humor + Variety
Variety

Quiz: Which Celestial Body Are You?

Finally, we answer the age-old question.
Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
The Only Interview with an Alien on Earth
Humor + Variety
Variety

The Only Interview with an Alien on Earth

An odd encounter with an alien who's so different from us humans. Will the author even be able to communicate?
Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
A Question of Culture and Taste
Soul + Body
Good Food

A Question of Culture and Taste

There are no cultures in the world as durable—and at the same time, as constantly evolving—as cultures of anaerobic fermentation bacteria.
Łukasz Modelski
A Divine Hunger
Soul + Body
Good Food

A Divine Hunger

In some cultures, the aching pang of an empty stomach brings a people closer to god—and each other.
Maciej Wesołowski
The Application
Humor + Variety
Variety

The Application

If there’s anything in life that’s worth having, it’s a pen—especially one from the dollar store.
Matthew Coachinger
Nice To Err
World + People
The Other School

Nice To Err

If it were possible to eliminate all the errors in the world, take into account all circumstances and predict all consequences, then science would become unnecessary, and life would be boring and repetitive. Without mistakes, there would be no evolution or diversity. We would either be at a standstill, or completely extinct.
Szymon Drobniak
Bug Beauty
Art + Stories
Experiences

Bug Beauty

Let's look for creatures that crawl, jump and walk on long legs not only in the tall grass, but also on the canvases of old masters.
Michał Książek
Female Lion Tamers
Art + Stories
Opinions

Female Lion Tamers

In the space of the last hundred years, there have been five outstanding female photographers who have immortalized both famous people and the disappearing worlds of the Czech provinces. As it turns out, none of them took up photography by accident.
Agnieszka Rzonca
The Trick
Art + Stories
Fiction

The Trick

A horror story about an eye that drew the author into a trap.
Matthew Coachinger
A Cat’s Point of View
World + People
Nature

A Cat’s Point of View

Cats can’t detect colors like we can, but their glowing eyes see perfectly well at night.
Szymon Drobniak
The Pistachio
Humor + Variety
Variety

The Pistachio

You don’t get pistachios in regular trail mix. You get raisins, peanuts, hazelnuts, cashews, almonds, but no pistachios.
Matthew Coachinger