Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało

Agnieszka Wolny-Hamkało

(born in 1979) – poet, literary critic and journalist. Associated with Gazeta Wyborcza, Przekrój, Przegląd, Bluszcz and the Polish Radio website. She hosted shows devoted to books on TVP1 and TVP Kultura. Deputy editor-in-chief of the Chimera magazine, member of the programming team of the International Short Story Festival, editor of Laboratorium Opowieści. She made her debut in 1999 with Mocno poszukiwana. Since then, she has published 7 more volumes (with the most recent one in 2017, entitled Panama smile), as well as two children’s books and a collection of essay sketches Inicjał z offu (2012). Editor of several poetic anthologies: Projekt Mężczyzna (2009), ORWO (2011) and Siedem grzechów głównych (2012). In 2008, she was nominated for the Gdynia Literary Award.