Sota Kurylo is the pen name of Zofia Borowska, born and educated in Poland who since 1961until 2003 resided in New York . She presently resides in San Francisco.
With her PhD in biochemistry, she is widely published in the scientific journals and is now a Professor Emeritus of Rockefeller University. She is also a poet, writing both in Polish and English. Her published volumes are Wyspa Wspomnien ( The Island of memories) and Igraszka Czasu (The Play of Time), her English – language poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies. In 1998 she received an award from Iliad
Press for her circle of poems On the Swing of Life.