Tomasz Różycki (b. 1970) is one of the most important and acclaimed contemporary Polish poets, a winner of
the Kościelski Award for his epic Twelve Stations (2004), nominated three times for Poland’s most important literary award,
the Nike (in 2005 for Twelve Stations, in 2007 for Colonies, and in 2011 The Book of Revolutions), and twice for the Gdynia Literary Award. He is a Romance languages scholar and translator by education. He lives in Opole.