- Andrzej Pilipiuk
Andrzej Pilipiuk (born March 20, 1974), Polish humoristic
science-fictionand fantasyauthor. He debuted in 1996 with short story"Hiena", which featured the first appearance of Jakub Wędrowycz, an alcoholic exorcist. Since that time, Pilipiuk has written several dozen other short stories about that character, recently gathered in 5 books ("Kroniki Jakuba Wędrowycza" (2002), "Czarownik Iwanow" (2002), "Weźmisz Czarno kure" (2002), "Zagadka Kuby Rozpruwacza" (2004), "Wieszać każdy może..." (2006)).
Thrice nominated to the
Janusz A. Zajdel Award, winner of Zajdel in 2002 for his short story "Kuzynki", which he expanded into a novel in 2003 and followed by sequels: "Księżniczka" in 2004 and "Dziedziczki" in 2005. The series portrays the adventures of 3 women: an over 1000-years old teenage vampire, a 300-year old alchemist- szlachcianka, and her relative, a former Polish secret agent from CBŚ(Polish 'FBI'). A recurring character in the series alchemist Michał Sędziwój, and the universe is the same as the one of Wędrowycz (who makes appearances from time to time).He also has written books:-"Operacja dzień wskrzeszenia"(operation day of ressurection)-"Oko jelenia , drogi do Nidaros" ( Deer's eye, ways to Nidaros)and over short stories gathered in books-"2586 kroków " (2586 steps)-"Czerwona gorączka"(red heat)and trylogy called "Norweski dziennik"(The norwegian diary)
Pilipiuk has also written 19 books about a historian-detective "
Pan Samochodzik" (as "Tomasz Olszakowski").
* [http://valkiria.net/?area=20 Author's official site]
* [http://www.vandrovec.net/ Fanclub site in Czech republic]
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