Martin Gierczak was born in Groß Wartenberg-Sycow in 1985. He studied Psychology and Cultural Studies in Marburg (Lahn) and Leuphana University. He is an author of lyric poetry and prose miniatures in magazines and anthologies. He received an honorary award of the Jokers lyricism competition for his poem “Alle Raven” (All ravens). He lives in Hamburg, Germany.