Give Krakow City of Literature a like!
Add date: Friday, 21 March 2014
On the UNESCO’s Poetry Day the Facebook fanpage Krakow City of Literature was launched. It will be the first-contact site with literary projects and events to be held under the City of Literature programme. Our readers may expect prize competitions and invitations to most interesting events.
See photos from the special screening of A View of Krakow in Madrid
Add date: Thursday, 13 March 2014
Have a look at the photos from the special screening of A View of Krakow directed by Magdalena Piekorz, at the Auditorium Casa del Lector in Madrid. Before the screening, the poet Adam Zagajewski talked with the Spanish literary critic Mercedes Monmany about the perception of the poet’s works in Spain. The event, attended by Deputy Mayor of Krakow for Culture and City Promotion Magdalena Sroka and Robert Piaskowski, Deputy Director for Programme Planning at the Krakow Festival Office, was organised by the Polish Institute in Madrid.
Out of love for facts
Add date: Tuesday, 11 March 2014
The reportage boom continues, because we still feel the urge to tame the world – says Mariusz Szczygieł in the newest issue of Newsweek. Interviewed by Piotr Bratkowski, Mariusz Szczygieł, a guest of the first Conrad Festival, talks about the story behind his Antologia polskiego reportażu XX wieku (Anthology of Polish 20th-Century Reportage), how he selected the texts for his book and about the school of reportage.
Dziewięćdziesiąte (Ninetieth) by Sławomir Shuty
Add date: Thursday, 6 March 2014
Join Shuty, and you will not be able to get up until you have listened to the very end, he is such a great talker – in this way Ziemowit Szczerek describes Slawomir Shuty’s latest book Dziewięćdziesiąte in his review for Tygodnik Powszechny. The author of such books as: Cukier w normie (Sugar Level Normal) and Jaszczur (The Magic Skin) visited us at last year’s Conrad festival.
Nominees for Kapuściński Award announced
Add date: Wednesday, 5 March 2014
The nominees for the Ryszard Kapuściński Award – Poland’s most important award for literary reportage have been announced. Nominees include: Mark Danner, Wojciech Jagielski and Filip Springer, who were hosted by the Conrad Festival and the Miłosz Festival.