Can a writer be seen as a spectator, actor and witness of his own life? Are journals and autobiographical novels an escape from the fiction that is mass-produced in our world today? Autobiographies are considered a literary genre that is based on the honesty of the narrative act. Is an autobiography the voice of a personality or is it a story? Can this act be deprived of self-creation? Malta’s guest speaker is writer and lawyer Piotr Siemion, author of Niskie Łąki (2000), Finimondo (2004) and Dziennik roku Węża (2015).