born 1963, is a poet, literary critic and essayist. One of the Polish New Wave poets, he is the author of four volumes of poems. He teaches at the Polish Language and Literature Institute of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw, and also at the Ignatiatium School of Philosophy and Pedagogy in Krakow. He is the director of the Polish Television’s Culture Channel. He co-authored several documentary films, e.g. Sarmacja czyli Polska, Macie swojego poetę (The Land of Sarmatians, or Poland. You Have Your Poet), a biographical story of Mikołaj Sęp Szarzyński. He lives in Krakow.