Sean Gasper Bye is a translator of Polish literature, most recently by Małgorzata Szejnert, Szczepan Twardoch and Remigiusz Ryziński. A native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, he studied modern languages at University College London and international studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies. He spent five years as Literature and Humanities Curator at the Polish Cultural Institute New York. He is a winner of the Asymptote Close Approximations Prize and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship.