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Artur Szlosarek was born in 1968 in Krakow, Poland.

A poet, translator and essayist. Member of the Polish PEN Club.

He studied Polish literature at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, and comparative literature at the University of Bonn, Germany.

He received the Koscielski Foundation Prize (1993), and also was recipient of grants from Academy of Arts in Berlin, Robert Bosch Foundation in Germany, and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland.

Author of several collections of poetry (most recently: Late Echo. Selected Poems in 2017) and some translations from work by Paul Celan, Franz Kafka, Walter Benjamin and G. Ch. Lichtenberg.

Based in Berlin.