European Commission spokeswoman Marta Wieczorek, during a European Commission (EC) conference on Monday, recited the poem "Nothing Twice" by Polish Nobel Prize winner Wisława Szymborska.
Fear of the virus has caused old egoisms to reappear in the EU, wrote Olga Tokarczuk, the Polish author who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature, in a text for the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Tuesday.
Calling themselves AFOL’s (Adult Fans of Lego) the men have each come up with their own take on the Flights writer to celebrate her historic award.
Poland's Nobel Prize for Literature winner Olga Tokarczuk on Wednesday visited immigrant schoolchildren in the Rinkeby district of Stockholm.
The Polish novelist, poet and essayist was handed the gold medal and diploma by the Swedish king Carl XVI Gustaf, culminating the week she spent in Stockholm. As the 15th woman to win the literary Nobel Prize and one of the 14 laureates today, Tokarczuk accepted the award in front of 90 Swedish Academy members and an audience of 1,560 invited guests – artists, politicians, members of Swedish government, scientists, journalists and families of the winners.
The foundation which will be located in Wroclaw will offer scholarships for writers and translators as well as educational programmes on literature.
The Polish Senate on Friday adopted a draft resolution in which it congratulated Polish novelist, poet and essayist Olga Tokarczuk for winning the Nobel Prize in Literature and praised her achievements in the promotion of Polish literature.
The outstanding recognition makes Tokarczuk the first Polish writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 23 years. The last time it was won was in 1996 by poet Wisława Szymborska.
Stuart Dowell explores Lipce Reymontowskie, the village where Nobel-Prize-winning author Władysław Reymont lived, or so they say.
Cutting her poetic teeth in the late 1940s and early 50s, like many of her artistic peers, she was forced to balance her individual freedom with the socialist line of the country’s communist government which she would later renounce as her works began to dwell on philosophical themes and obsessions.