Tadeusz Różewicz

Tadeusz Różewicz, born October 9, 1921, was a Polish Modernist poet who authored numerous books, including the cross-genre Mother Departs (Stork Press, 2013), which was awarded the 2000 Nike Prize, Poland’s most prestigious literary award. Różewicz, one of Poland’s most distinguished poets, was also the recipient of the Prix Européen de Littérature, among other international honors. He died in Wrocław, Poland on April 24, 2014.