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Dariusz Sosnicki was born in 1969 in Kalisz. He graduated with a degree in Philosophy from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. He was co-editor of the artzine Ju? Jest Jutro (1991–1994) and co-founder and co-editor of the influential Polish literary biweekly Nowy Nurt (1994–1996). In 1994 he published a collection of poems, Marlewo, which received the best first book award from the magazine Czas Kultury. In 2001, he was a participant in the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. The next year his fourth collection of poems, Symmetry, was shortlisted for the Polityka Passport and got the New Books Review Prize. Sosnicki’s poems and essays on literature have been published in many magazines and anthologies and translated into a number of languages. Since 2005 he has been working in W.A.B. Publishing House as an editor of Polish contemporary fiction. He lives in Poznan and Warsaw.