Maciej Miłkowski is a writer, translator, and book critic. He was born in Łódź in 1980, studied psychology, and has translated over fifteen books from English, including both fiction and nonfiction. His first collection of short stories, Wist, was published in 2014 by Zeszyty Literackie, and have been translated into Hungarian, Ukrainian and Russian. He hosts a programme on literature for the Internet radio station Studnia. He lives in Kracow.