Dr Kamil Pecela – graduated from the Faculty of Polish Studies at the Jagiellonian University. He wrote his dissertation on the work of Rapolas Mackonis in the interwar Vilnius. Winner of the 3rd Juliusz Bardach Award (2015). A poet and translator. He has translated such authors as Tomas Venclova, Herkus Kunčius, Ričardas Gavelis, Dalia Grinkevičiūtė, and Dalia Staponkutė. Actively promotes Lithuanian culture.