Walerian Domanski was born in 1943. From 1946 he lived for 25 years in a small city in Lower Silesia in Poland. In 1967 he got Master of Science degree in structural engineering from Technical University in Wroclaw.
In 1980 he began his activity in “Solidarity”, political and Union movement and was chosen to be the delegate for National Convention in 1981. He was arrested in December 1981 by regime of gen. Jaruzelski and immigrated to USA in December 1986. In 1994 he achieved Master of Science in geotechnical engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit.
From 1977 he was known in Poland, and later known in the world, as an editorial cartoonist.
In 2008 he began writing short stories. One of his stories “Smoke factories” was published by International PEN Club London England in “The Magazine” in fall 2010.

In 2013 Walerian published his first book in Polish “Fabryki dymu” (Smoke Factories), in 2014 published two more books “Klasa robotnicza rządzi” (Workers Gained Power) and in English “The Dog Called Hitler”. All stories are full of humor, satire and dramatic events. He created his own style of writing:
Probably nobody before him wrote stories this way; for sure nobody wrote this way about Communism. Stories are very interesting and educational at the same time. Readers would learn why perfect in theory, Communism, collapsed under it’s own weight.

For his writing Walerian was awarded:

- By Friends of Polish Arts in Detroit

2013 – 3rd Prize
2014 – 2nd Prize
2015 – First Prize

 –   “2015 “Kresge Artist Fellowship, awarded by Kresge Arts in Detroit, a program of 
Kresge Foundation”