Andrzej Stasiuka prose writer and an essayist
(born 1960) – born in Warsaw, lives in Beskid Niski. Prose writer and essayist. Author of Mury Hebronu, Dukla, Opowieści galicyjskie, Dziewięć, Jadąc do Babadag, Taksim, Dziennik pisany później, Grochowa, Nie ma ekspresów przy żółtych drogach and several other books. Winner of awards, including the 2008 Vilenica International Literary Award, the 2010 Gdynia Literary Award, the “New Culture of New Europe”, the 2011 Stanisław Vincenz Award of the Krakow Economic Forum and the City of Krakow, the 2011 Annual Prize of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage in the field of literature, the 2015 Literary Award of the Capital City of Warsaw, and the 2016 Austrian State Prize for European Literature.