Olga Bartosiewicz-Nikolaev has a PhD in Literary Studies , and is Assistant Professor in the Institute of Romance Philology at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Associate Member of The Modern Literary Philology Research Center at Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca , member of the Polish Literary Translators Association and author of the monograph Tożsamość
niejednoznaczna. Historyczne, filozoficzne i literackie konteksty twórczości B. Fundoianu/Benjamine Fondane (1898-1944) (2018). Translator of Romanian fiction, poetry and essays , awarded in 2019 by the literary magazine Literatura na Świecie for her translation of Adrian
Schiop’s novel Soldiers. Story from Ferentari. She is an alumna of New Europe College in Bucharest (2014-2015) and most recently held a postdoctoral International Advanced Fellowship at STAR-UBB Institute of Babeș- Bolyai University (project title: An imaginary map: the
representations of Romania in Polish literature after 1989).