Joanna Oparek – a Polish poet, novelist, playwright. She worked as a journalist, creative director in an advertising agency and screenplay writer. Joanna Oparek published volumes of poetry, novels and a play „Project America”. As a playwright she collaborated with the National Stary Theatre in Krakow and Nowy Theatre in Krakow, where the premiere of her drama “Wężowisko” took place in 2014. She also took part in an international project Krakow-Berlin XPRS, organized by the National Stary Theatre in Krakow and Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin. In collaboration with Otwarta Pracownia Gallery, she creates an independent theatre in Krakow.