Poet, essayist, journalist, columnist with Tygodnik Powszechny, Wojciech Bonowicz graduated in Polish studies at the Jagiellonian University. He has published the following collections of poetry: Wybór większości (1995), Hurtownia ran (2000), Wiersze ludowe (2001), Pełne morze (2006), Hurtownia ran i Wiersze ludowe (2007), Wybór większości i Wiersze z okolic (2007) and Polskie znaki (2010). He was awarded as part of Konkurs na Brulion Poetycki (1989), won the Grand Prix of Nowy Nurt poetic competition (1995) and K. K. Baczyński Prize (1995). A winner of the Gdynia Literary Prize for the volume Pełne morze (2007). In 2001, Tischner, a biography authored by Bonowicz, was nominated for the Nike Literary Award. He lives in Krakow.