Screen writer and fiction writer, Staviarsky has graduated from the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU). Since 2000 he has focused on fiction writing. His debut, Kivader (2007), a novella set among the Roma, and his collection of short fiction Záchytka (Sobering-Up Station, 2009) were both nominated for the Anasoft Litera Award. The novella Kale topánky (A Lovely Pair of Shoes, 2012), mapping the microcosm of Roma businessmen, won the Anasoft Litera 2013. Staviarsky has also written two feature-films with his son. His most recent books are Človek príjemný (Homo Pleasantus, 2014), Rinaldova cesta (Rinaldo’s Way, 2015) and Kšeft (The Deal, 2019). He lives in Prešov.