Jacek Gutorow is the author of six collections of poetry. His most recent work, The Folding Star and Other Poems, translated from the Polish by Piotr Florczyk, was published by BOA in 2012. His collection, Inne tempo (A Different Tempo), was nominated for the three most significant literary awards in Poland: the Nike Award, the Cogito Award, and the Gdynia Award. Gutorow is also an acclaimed literary critic and translator. He has published five collections of critical essays and won the 2004 Ludwik Fryde Award from the International Association of Literary Critics. He teaches American and British literature at the University of Opole.