Ignacy Karpowicz

Photo Credit: © Piotr Miazga/The Polish Book Institute. Ignacy Karpowicz (born 1976) is a novelist, travel writer and translator. His first novel, Uncool , was published in 2006, followed by, The Miracle (2007), and a travel book about Ethiopia, The Emperor’s […]

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Inga Iwasiów

Inga Iwasiów (born 1963) is a writer, literary critic, professor of literature, editor-in-chief of the bimonthly Pogranicze (“Borderlands”), and organiser of cultural and intellectual life in Szczecin where she was born and has always lived.           […]

Marian Pilot

                      Marian Pilot (born 1936) is a novelist, journalist and screenwriter. His novel Pióropusz (Quill Feathers) won Poland’s top literary award, the NIKE, in 2011. Featured Reading Group Title:  Pióropusz […]


Filip Springer

Filip Springer  (born 1982) is a self-taught journalist who has been working as a reporter and photographer since 2006.  Miedzianka. The Story of a Disappearance. was his first book of reportage, followed by Ill-Born, on some gems of communist-era architecture, […]


Kazimierz Brandys

Kazimierz Brandys (1916-2000) was a leading author of the communist era in Poland. Still widely read and translated, his major works include The Mother of the Króls, Letters to Mrs Z., and Rondo. Postal Variations has been translated into German […]


Lidia Ostałowska

  Lidia Ostałowska is a journalist for the daily Gazeta Wyborcza. Her areas of special interest include those who are disadvantaged – members of ethnic minorities, women, youth sub-cultures and people who are socially excluded for some reason. She wrote […]


Angelika Kuźniak

  Angelika Kuźniak (born 1974) is a journalist and reporter, three times a winner of the Grand Press award. In 2009 she published a well-received volume of reportage entitled Marlene, which is about Marlene Dietrich’s final years.   Featured reading […]

Igor Ostachowicz

Igor Ostachowicz

Igor Ostachowicz (born 1968) graduated in international relations. He has worked as a paramedic at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, as a manager at a number of companies, and for the past few years as a civil servant. At […]

Piotr Paziński

Piotr Paziński

Piotr Paziński (b. 1973) journalist, essayist, literary critic and translator, belongs to the “third post-Holocaust generation” . He studied philosophy at Warsaw University, and then wrote a thesis on James Joyce’ Ulysses. From 1992-97 he was a journalist working for Gazeta […]

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Sylwia Chutnik

Sylwia Chutnik’s Cwaniary (Hustlers) is featured in our Polish Reading Group Winter-Spring 2013.

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