Szczepan Twardocha prose writer and the author of novels and short stories
prose writer and playwright. Author of the novels Morphine (2012), Drach (2014), The King (2016), The Kingdom (2018) and Pokora (Humility, 2020), as well as the journal Wieloryby i ćmy (Whales and Moths, 2015) and the collection of short stories Ballada o pewnej panience (The Ballad of a Certain Maiden, 2017). Winner of the “Polityka” Passport award, the Kościelski Award, the Brücke Berlin-Preis, the Silesian Laurel of Literature and the Nike Readers’ Prize. His novel The King was adapted for a series produced by Canal +. He an active promoter of Silesian culture and identity.
fot. Radosław Kaźmierczak