Born in Buenos Aires in 1976, Román Antopolsky studied Philosophy at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and Fine Arts at the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte.
He is the author of six books of poetry, three books of prose, a novel, books of images as well as translations of literature and philosophy from various languages published in journals across the Americas. His own writing has been translated into French, English, Dutch, and Portuguese.
After visiting The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program in 2006 he took up residence in the US. He has been working in collaboration with Argentinian composer Jorge Sad Levi since 2009 and was Writer-in-residence at the PASSA PORTA literary center in Brussels (2013). He currently lives in Pittsburgh.