writer, poet and translator, Winner of the Kościelski Award and the Paszport Polityki Award. His poems and novels (including Lala, Saturn, and Ale z naszymi umarłymi have been translated into several languages. He translated works by Ph. Larkin, H. James, F. S. Fitzgerald, E. White, J. M. Coetzee and other authors. Together with his husband, Piotr Tarczyński, he is writing a series of retro Krakow detective stories as Maryla Szymiczkowa. President of the Literary Union Association.