Kira Pietrek (born 1983) – a poet from Poznań who is also into graphics, illustration and advertising. She had her debut in the anthology Słynni i Świetni (2008). For her book Język korzyści (2010) she received the Wrocław ‘Silesius’ Poetry Award in the category of ‘Debut of the Year’. For her second book, Statystyki (2013), she was presented with the Stanisław Barańczak Literary Award for significant and innovative achievement in the field of literature, the humanities and in popularising literary culture (the award is given to artists below the age of 35). She has had numerous awards for advertising: 2009 Sliver Chimera Award in the category of “External company publishers”, Grand Prix of the 2010 Złoty Orzeł Award, 2010 Złoty Orzeł Award in the category “Art Director of the Year”; 2011 KTR (Advertising Creators’ Club) Award – silver in the category of “Place marketing” as well as a 2011 Media Trendy Award in the category “Innovative special campaigns and events”.
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