In this episode of The Debrief, we are at home with Krzysztof Czyżewski, Polish poet, director and founder of the Borderland Foundation in Sejny, northeastern Poland.
Located in Warsaw’s Pola Mokotowskie district, Ryszard Kapuściński lived in the house between 1946-1955 with his parents and sister until he was 23.
Following Olga Tokarczuk’s recent Nobel Prize success, Sergiusz takes a look at two of Poland’s other phenomenal female writers.
Now in its 4th year, the annual weekend event sees small bookshops attracting customers by emphasising other perks to combat the rise of online bookshops and other selling platforms, some offering steep discounts,
Adam Zamoyski is one of the most well known authors on Poland. The son of Polish aristocrats who were forced to flee Poland and live in Britain during the war, his personal story reflects that of Poland’s. His books, including the bestseller ‘Poland’ have been read all around the world. In this episode of #heartofpoland Adam talks about his life and work and his view on Polish history.
The Polish Press Agency’s only communist-era correspondent covering Africa, South America and Asia, Kapuściński, who died 12 years ago today, reported on 27 revolutions and coups before being fired for his support of Poland’s Solidarity movement. He is also one of the most translated Polish writers of all time.
A powerhouse writing team, Winnicka picked up a Gryfia prize for Polish literature in 2015 while last year her husband added to the family silverware when he received the prestigious Nike Literary Prize.