Zyta Rudzka: A Short Exchange of Fire
– Poland

Born in 1964 in Warsaw. Writer and playwright. Laureate of the prestigious Gdynia Drama Award for her theatre play Zimny bufet (“A Cold Buffet”) and the Stanisław Piętak Award for her prose debut Białe klisze. Her work has been translated into many languages. Her drama Cukier Stanik (“Sugar Bra”) received the Gold Remi award at the Worldfest Independent Festival in Houston and its Vienna-based version entitled Zucker Büstenhalter was acclaimed by the prestigious “Falter” weekly. Author of several novels, e.g. Mykwa or Ślicznotka doktora Josefa. In 2018, her well-received novel Krótka wymiana ognia  “A Short Exchange of Fire”) came out.