Przemysław Owczarek (born in 1975) – cultural anthropologist with a doctoral degree in humanities, museum worker. He published his poems in Twórczość, Tygiel Kultury, Wakat, Studium, Odra, Topos, RED, Cegła, Wyspa, Nowa Okolica Poetów, and Gazeta Wyborcza, prose in Kresy, Tygiel Kultury, Słowo Żydowskie and Rita Baum. Laureate of the Jacek Bierezin Award for his literary debut in 2006. In 2007 Zielona Sowa Publishing House released his first volume of poetry titled Rdza, for which he received 3rd place at the 4th Golden Mean of Poetry Festival in Kutno (2008) and the Kazimiera Iłłakowiczówna Award for poetic debut (Poznań, 2008). A year later he released a volume of poetic prose titled Cyklist (Wydawnictwo Kwadratura), which was nominated for Gdynia Literary Prize in 2010 and won the Polish Association of Book Publishers Award in the poetry book category. In 2011 he released a volume of poetry titled Passion [Pasja] (Wydawnictwo WBPiCAK). In 2012, he received the Otoczak Award from Jerzy Suchanek, a poet and a critic for his achievements. In 2013 he published a volume of poetry and poetic prose titled City to Be Eaten [Miasto do zjedzenia] (Instytut Mikołowski), two years later he released his children book Eliana’s Fairytales [Baśnie Eliany]. His most recent volume of poetry, titled Standing on One Leg [Stojąc na jednej nodze], was published this year by Dom Literatury in Łódź. He received a scholarship of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and Łódź Municipal Office. He is the editor-in-chief of the Arterie Artistic and Literary Quarterly, and an editor of the poetry series released alongside the magazine titled Biblioteka Arterii. The artist lives in Łódź.