Tomasz Swoboda

Tomasz Swoboda

(born 1977) – essayist and translator, author of books To jeszcze nie koniec? (2009), Historie oka. Bataille, Leiris, Artaud, Blanchot (2010), Histoires de l’œil (2013) and Powtórzenie i różnica. Szkice z krytyki przekładu (2014). Winner of the “Literatura na Świecie” award for translation and the Andrzej Siemek Award for Historie oka. Member of the Gdynia Literary Award jury. He has translated into Polish works by Charles Baudelaire, Gérard de Nerval, Georges Bataille, Michel Leiris, Jean-Paul Sartre, Roland Barthes, Roger Caillois, Jean Starobinski, Georges Didi-Huberman and Le Corbusier, as well as the Ariolcomic book series. He is the guitarist for the band Columbus Duo. He works at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Gdańsk.