Adam Wodnicki

Adam Wodnicki

(born 1930) – artist, translator of French literature, writer. Professor of fine arts, former vice-rector of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow. Translator of French literature, mainly poetry. His translation output includes works by Saint-John Perse, Yves Bonnefoy, Edmond Jabès, Julien Gracq, as well as prose by Patrick Roegiers and Simone Weil. Twice awarded with the Literatura na ŚwiecieAward and the ZAiKS Award. Member and founder of the International Association of French-Speaking Poets of Central and Eastern Europe Cap à l’Est – co-organiser of the European festival of poetry, theatre and music. Since 2001, he has been associated with the Austeria Publishing House.