Tomasz Różycki is the author of eleven volumes of poetry and prose. Over the last decade he has garnered almost every prize Poland has to offer as well as widespread critical acclaim, with work translated into numerous languages and frequent appearances at international festivals. In the US, he has been featured at the Unterberg Poetry Center, the Princeton Poetry Festival, and the Brooklyn Book Festival. His volume Colonies (Kolonie) (translated by Mira Rosenthal) won the Northern California Book Award and was a finalist for numerous other prizes, including the International Griffin Poetry Prize and the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. His other awards include fellowships from the DAAD in Berlin and the Jan Michalski Foundation in Switzerland. Różycki lives in the Silesian city of Opole, in southwestern Poland, with his wife and two children and teaches French Language, Culture, and Literature at the University of Opole. You can learn more about Różycki and his work in interviews at World Literature Today and Music and Literature.