Kropiwnicki, Aleksander


Aleksander Kropiwnicki (born 1963 in Warsaw) is a Polish journalist and traveller. He was the editor-in-chief of the travel magazine Voyage. His debut novel, Czarny wulkan (Black Volcano), was published in Bydgoszcz in 1993 by Oficyna Wydawnicza Rytm. It has been followed by Zajezdnia Londyn (Depot London, 2007), a collection of seven short stories depicting the adventures of Polish migrants in the UK.

In the years 2000-01, he worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and then moved to London, where he held the post of the press spokesman in the Embassy of Poland from 2001 to 2005. He speaks English, Russian and Polish and is interested in the 19th and 20th century literature, history, politics and tourism.

He currently works as a radio journalist for Polish National Radio.


─ compiled by Tatevik Khachatryan


The following are links to websites with information about the author and his works:,a3271.html,zajezdnia-londyn,197297