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Jacek Dehnel is a Polish poet, writer, translator, and painter. He was born on 1 May 1980 in Gdańsk, Poland. He is best known for his poetry, which has been translated into several languages, and for his novels, which have been adapted into films. He has also written several plays and translated works from English, French, and German into Polish. Dehnel studied Polish literature at the University of Gdańsk and has received numerous awards for his work, including the Nike Literary Award in 2006 and the European Union Prize for Literature in 2008. He is a member of the Polish Writers' Association and the Polish PEN Club. Dehnel is married to the Polish writer Agata Tuszyńska and they have two children. He currently lives in Warsaw, Poland.

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Occupation poet, writer, translator, painter
Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 1 May, 1980
Birthday 1 May
Birthplace Gdańsk, Poland
Nationality Poland

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He currently lives and works in Warsaw. He openly identifies as gay, which is reflected in his literary works. In 2018, he married his long term partner, translator and historian Piotr Tarczynski, in Wandsworth Town Hall in London. Dehnel and his partner publish works under the female pseudonym Maryla Szymiczkowa. In 2019, he undertook apostasy.


In 2017, he co-wrote the screenplay to the award-winning experimental animated biographical drama film Loving Vincent about the life of painter Vincent van Gogh, and in particular, the circumstances of his death.


In 2015, he was awarded Bronze Medal for Merit to Culture - Gloria Artis.


Dehnel has translated poetry of such poets as Osip Mandelshtam, W. H. Auden, Mary Oliver – unpublished, and Philip Larkin, George Szirtes – published. He has also rendered in Polish lyrics for songs by Ástor Piazzolla.


Between September 2006 and July 2009, he was a co-host of cultural programme ŁOSssKOT broadcast on TVP1 (together with musician Tymon Tymański and journalist Maciej Chmiel).


He has been awarded literary prizes that include the Kościelski Award in 2005, the Paszport Polityki in 2007 and the cultural award of the city of Gdańsk Splendor Gedanesis in 2009. He received five nominations for Poland's most prestigious literary prize – the Nike Award: Balzakian (2009), Ekran kontrolny (2010), Saturn (2012); Matka Makryna (2015) and Krivoklat (2017) as well as two nominations for the Angelus Award for Lala (2007) and Saturn (2012) and the 2014 Wisława Szymborska Award for his book of poems Języki obce ("Foreign Languages").


Jacek Dehnel (born May 1, 1980 in Gdańsk, Poland) is a Polish poet, writer, translator and painter. Dehnel studied at Warsaw University in the MISH College (Interfacultative Individual Humanistic Studies) and graduated from the Polish Language and Literature Department.