Born in 1955, freelance journalist and translator of Romanian literature, member of the editing board of the Catholic magazine “Więź” focused on society and culture. Between 1999–2006, editor and commentator of the “Rzeczpospolita” daily and in 2001-2003, the paper’s correspondent in Bucharest and Kishinev. Ambassador of the Polish Republic to Romania between 1993–1999 and to the Republic of Moldova in 2010–2012. Author of the book Rumun goni za happy endem (2014) about the historical and modern-day fate of the Romanian nation. In 2018, an anthology edited by Luft was published: Łacińska wyspa. Antologia rumuńskiej literatury faktu.