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Jarosław Stawirej

Jarosław Stawirej




Script&Pitch Participant 2013


Jarosław Stawirej was born in 1967 in Wrocław. He studied physics and later philosophy at Wrocław University, which he completed in 1992. Since 1998, he manages his own editorial agency.

In January 2011 Krytyka Polityczna, a well established publisher in Poland, put out his first novel called Masakra Profana, which quickly became one of the top 5 best selling novels on Empik’s online store. The novel also gained a lot of great reviews in the national press and a number of literary sites.

Currently he’s working together with filmmaker Kristoffer Rus on the adaptation of his novel Masakra Profana.

His life expectancy is 74 years (according to the Central Statistical Office), nevertheless this figure increases with every year.