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born 1979, a poet, essayist, critic. Editor of the literary bimonthly “Topos”. He has been published in many journals in Poland (among others: “Tygodnik Powszechny”, “Polityka”, “Rzeczpospolita”, “Dziennik”, “Twórczość”, “Odra”, “Zeszyty Literackie”, “Res Publica Nowa”, “Kresy”) and abroad (“Boston Review”, “Agni”, “Poetry Review”, “Poetry Ireland”, “Poetry Wales”, “Seam”, “Other Poetry”, “Salzburg Poetry Review”, “Akzente”, “Sprache im technischen Zeitalter”, “EDIT”, “manuskripte”, “Lichtungen”, “Karogs”). Recipient of stipends awarded by the Internationales Haus der Autoren Graz (2008), Polish Minister of Culture (2007), Literarisches Colloquium Berlin (2006), and the Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators (Visby, 2004). Winner of numerous awards, among others, the Hubert Burda Prize (2008) and, from Tadeusz Różewicz, the Prize of the Foundation for Polish Culture (2006). His work has been translated into English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Bulgarian, Latvian, Slovenian, and Czech. Author of four volumes of poetry: Wypieki (1999), e-mail (2000), mazurek (2002), Te Deum (2005, 2008), and Czarny kwadrat (2009). Editor of the anthology Poza słowa. Antologia wierszy 1976–2006 (2006). Collections of his poetry in English (Zephyr Press, Boston) and German (Luxbooks, Wiesbaden) are to be published soon. He lives in Gdańsk