Sergiusz Piasecki: Lover of the Ursa Major

Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the best known Polish language writers of the mid 20th century. His crowning achievement, Kochanek Wielkiej Niedźwiedzicy (Lover of the Ursa Major or Lover of the Greater…
27 April 2019, 1:30 pm

European First Novel Festival 2019

photo: Leszek Zych Martyna Bunda has been a news reporter since the age of 18, a job that in retrospect she views as her most important training ground. It took her inside hundreds of homes (and the…
27 April 2019, 10:00 am


14:00-15:30 Literary Translation, Cultural Translation / Irodalmi fordítás, kulturális fordításKarosh Taha (Germany / Németország), Nava Ebrahimi (Austria / Ausztria), Donat Blum (Switzerland/ Svájc…
26 April 2019, 10:00 am

Mikołaj Łoziński: The Book

Three generations, sixty years, one city: the history of Warsaw comes alive in Mikołaj Łoziński's The Book. The young writer presents his novel on Tuesday, 27 September in the Polish Institute…
27 September 2016, 6:00 pm

K4 Literary Cabaret

24 April 2016, 4:00 pm

European First Novel Festival - 2016

  Weronika Murek: Growing Southern Plants the Michurin Way (2015, Wydawnictwo Czarne) Weronika Murek (born 1989) is the author of one of the year’s most well received first books.…
23 April 2016, 3:00 pm

Szczepan Twardoch: Morfina

photo by Jacek Kołodziejski Szczepan Twardoch: Morphine Szczepan Twardoch – Polish writer and journalist of Silesian origin. He was born on the 23rd of December, 1979. A sociologist and…
23 April 2016, 1:30 pm

Literature's Night 2016

  The aim of Literature Nights is to offer the platform for European countries to present their contemporary writing in translation and to present new European literary voices in a creative way…
31 March 2016


In polish with hungarian translation.
4 November 2015, 6:00 pm

Zwieback – food and literature

In his essay collection Literature and the Kitchen, Polish historian and art critic Bogusław Deptuła invites us to the dining tables and kitchens of literary protagonists, while Mark Crick, also…
17 October 2015, 6:00 pm

Eating, drinking, cooking in contemporary literature

Chef: János Szegő Readers: András Bajtai, Zsófia Bíró, Klaudia Blasl (AT), Mark Crick (GB), Zsuzsa Csobánka, László Darvasi, Yan Ge (CN), Viktor Horváth, Orsolya Karafiáth, Zoltán Kőrösi, Silvester…
17 October 2015, 4:00 pm

The CEE Plate

How do the kitchens of Eastern and Central Europe differ? What distinguishes the traditional foods made from similar ingredients but called differently in each language, and what characterizes the…
16 October 2015, 8:00 pm

Walks in Muranów 1939.

Road to an Empty Sky is an outstanding work on Poland’s Jewish culture and a unique memorial to the latter’s destruction.  It opens on a Holocaust poem written in Yiddish by Itzhak Katzenelson…
8 October 2015, 6:00 pm