Paweł Jurek, born in 1966 in Kalisz. He first graduated from Aviation Technical College in Kalisz, then from the Playwriting College at Łódź PWSFTviT, and finally from Warsaw Drama Academy, the Department of Theatre Arts. He worked as a plane engines assembler, clerk, technologist, copywriter, journalist, reviewer, editor-in-chief and literary director. He started writing in 1990. Since 1995 a script writer, lives in Warsaw. He has written fifteen plays for which he was awarded twelve times in various drama competitions. He also writes short stories and has published a novel.