Skorupski is an internationally recognized poet. He exercised a multiplicity of other activities, like being a director of an art gallery and a theatre and a joint founder of the international group of artists 'nula horo' and the Esperanto PEN Center. Further he was active as a captain, commercial artist, photoreporter and jewelry manufacturer, as well as in the mining industry. He is an author of several books and published poetry and music CDs. He appeared in numerous radio shows. His texts were published in German, Polish and Esperanto. In 1956 Skorupski received the Young Poet Award in Warsaw. He is a Swiss citizen and lives in Zurich.
In 1998, Jan Stanislaw Skorupski was featured in the German Edition of The Guinness Book of Records as an author of the most sonnets (page 145): Zurich (CH) based polish writer Jan Stanislaw Skorupski is the author of the most sonnets: He wrote 2928 poems in the time of January 1st, 1995 till June 12th, 1997 in two languages, Polish and Esperanto respectively.