Piotr Śliwiński


(born in 1962)

Literary critic and historian, professor, head of the Department of Poetry and Literary Criticism at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. Author and co-author of several books (the last one was Horror poeticus. Szkice, notatki, 2012). Originator and editor of about ten books devoted to contemporary literature, including a series of studies on poets – from Krystyna Miłobędzka (2007) to Eugeniusz Tkaczyszyn-Dycki (2012). Curator of the Poets’ Poznań Festival (since 2002), member of juries (including the Gdynia Literary Award and the Silesius Poetry Award), regular contributor to Tygodnik Powszechny.