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Anna Kamińska

(b. 1980) is a journalist and a writer, the author of the much lauded biography of a legend of world Himalaism, Wanda Rutkiewicz (Wanda: A Tale of the Power of Life and Death, 2017), and Simona Kossak (Simona: The Tale of the Unusual Life of Simona Kossak), Poland’s first hippie and environmentalist. She has contributed to many important Polish newspapers, including Wysokie Obcasy (Gazeta Wyborcza) and Zwierciadło. She has also worked as an editor for many television programs. Simona brought her a nomination for the prestigious Wiesław Kazanecki Literary Award of the Mayor of the City of Białystok. All of her books become instant bestsellers in Poland.