Darek Foks

poet, prose writer, scriptwriter
Darek Foks

(born in 1966) – poet, prose writer, scriptwriter, graduated in screenwriting and organisation of film and television production at the National Film School in Łódź. He made his literary debut with Wiersze o fryzjerach in 1994. Since then, he has published over a dozen books of poetry and prose. In 2006, he published the volume Co robi łączniczka as a joint project with Zbigniew Libera, for which he was nominated for the Gdynia Literary Award. In 2014, he received the Wrocław Silesius Poetry Award for his lifetime achievement. In 2014, he was nominated for the Nike Literary Award and the Gdynia Literary Award for his volume Rozmowy z głuchym psem. In 2016, he was nominated for the Juliusz Upper Silesian Literary Award for Historia kina polskiego. From 2004 to 2017, he was the editor of the prose column in Twórczość magazine. Currently, he works at the National Centre of Film Culture in Łódź. He lives in Skierniewice.