Maciej Melecki

Maciej Melecki was born in 1969 in Mikołów, a town in Upper Silesia, where he has worked for many years as one of the staff of Instytut Mikołowksi, a literary, cultural, and publishing institution, originally founded to preserve the memory and cultivate the influence of the poet Rafał Wojaczek. Melecki is now director of the Institute, and in this role he has become an important publisher of innovative poetry. He is the author of numerous poetry volumes and is one of the most active poets of the contemporary Polish scene.