Andrzej Stasiuka prose writer and an essayist
(b. 1960) – he was born in Warsaw and lives in the Low Beskids. A prose writer and an essayist. He has written books such as Mury Hebronu [The Wall Of Hebron], Dukla, Opowieści galicyjskie [Tales of Galicia], Dziewięciu [Nine], Jadąc do Babadag [Travelling to Babadag], Taksim, Dziennik pisany później [A Diary Being Written Later], Grochów, NIe ma ekspresów przy żółtych drogach [You Can't Get Espresso on Country Roads] and others. He has won a few awards, including the Vilenica International Literary Award 2008, the Gdynia Literary Award 2010, the Stanisław Vincenz “New Culture of New Europe” Award of the Economic Forum and the City of Krakow 2011, the Annual Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage 2011 in Literature, the Warsaw Literary Award 2015 and the Austrian State Award in European Literature 2016.