Dawid Bunikowski (aka Renas, known also as Dawid Butryn-Neubauer) was born in 1980 in Starogard Gdański, northern Poland. He debuted with a volume titled IDEA! (1999). As a teenager he was a cultural activist. He studied law in Toruń, central Poland, where he later developed his academic career. For many years, he did not publish poems and other works. He has lived for almost 10 years in Finnish North Karelia. He lectures in both Poland and Finland. He has a Doctor of Law and is an academic scholar. Dawid deals with the philosophy of law. He conducts interdisciplinary research. Bunikowski is a political writer as well. He has written many poems and dramas which have never been published.