Alex Webber travels to the delightful little town of Sandomierz where he finds Widnokrąg, a place of art, culture, grace and hospitality, the very essence of the town itself.
Dr. Piotr Przytuła, a researcher at the Department of Polish Literature at the University of Warmia and Mazury, decided to create the sets to help younger people learn about the author.
Right on time for Children’s Day, in this episode of The Debrief we speak to Michał Rusinek, writer and former secretary to Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska about literature for kids.
In this episode of The Debrief, we have an in-depth interview with Jennifer Croft, a US-based translator who works with acclaimed Polish author Olga Tokarczuk.
Shot dead by a sniper at the age of 23, Baczyński was part of a clutch of poets and creatives that formed the Kolumb Generation.
VIDEO: Produced by Polish filmmakers and directed and written by Grzegorz Jankowski (Christening, The Trail of Koberg), the video forms part of the Polish Book Institute’s international campaign to promote this year’s catalogue of ‘New Books from Poland’.
The Polen Museum, as it is known locally, was founded in 1870 by Polish Count Władysław Broël-Plater with the original goal being to create a place to showcase Polish culture and history.
VIDEO: The language of Olga Tokarczuk’s novels is known for its richness, depth, and multifaceted references, but how do translators cope was the subject of this year’s PEN America conference.
Polish author and Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk has received the 'La storia in un romanzo 2020' award at the Italian Pordenonelegge Literary Festival, according to the Wroclaw.pl web portal.
When I first Marek Kazmierski it was to talk about his first EVER translation of Jan Brzechwa's 'Akademia Pana Kleksa' into English - but as it turned out he's on a one man mission to bring Polish literature classics to the wider world!