Wojciech Jagielski recently left Poland's leading independent daily, Gazeta Wyborcza, after twenty-one years and has returned to the Polish Press Agency (PAP) where he began his career as a journalist, with plans to focus on analysis and long-form reportage from international conflict zones. He specializes in Africa, Central Asia, the Trans-Caucasus, and the Caucasus. He has been witness to some of the most important political events of the end of the twentieth century and is a permanent observer of developments in Afghanistan. He is the recipient of the Dariusz Fikus Award, one of Poland's most prestigious awards for excellence in journalism.
Antonia Lloyd-Jones translates from Polish, and is the 2018 winner of the Transatlantyk Award for the most outstanding promoter of Polish literature abroad. She has translated works by several of Poland’s leading contemporary novelists and reportage authors, as well as crime fiction, poetry and children’s books. She is a mentor for the Emerging Translators’ Mentorship Programme, and former co-chair of the UK Translators Association.