Michał Rusinek is a poet and translator. He was born in 1972 in Krakow and still lives there with his family. He works as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Polish Language and Literature of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He translates from English, and he has written books for children and adults, as well composing poems or song lyrics. He also writes columns about books and language.
Michał Rusinek was the personal secretary to the distinguished Polish poet and the laureate of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature, Wisława Szymborska who died on 1st February 2012. Now he runs her foundation.
It was a great honour and pleasure for pupils and teachers from the PL section (P4 and P5) to participate in this meeting.