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Jacek Gutorow (b. 1970) is a Polish poet, literary critic and translator. He has published six volumes of poetry, five books of critical essays and numerous translations from British and American poetry. He won the 2004 Ludwik Fryde Award granted by the International Association of Literary Critics and was nominated to three most important literary awards (Nike, Gdynia and Cogito) for his 2008 collection of poems Inne tempo (A Different Tempo). In Spring 2012, BOA Editions will publish The Folding Star and Other Poems, Gutorow's first book in English, with translations done by Piotr Florczyk. Gutorow teaches British and American poetry at the University of Opole.