We know the nominees of the 2020 European Poet of Freedom Literary Award of the City of Gdańsk

The jury of the European Poet of Freedom Award, chaired by Krzysztof Czyżewski, has announced the nominees of the Award’s 6th edition. The selected poets come from eight European states: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia and Malta. The winner will be chosen in March 2020...

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Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir has won the European Poet of Freedom Literary Award of the City of Gdańsk

Reykjavik-born Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir is the European Poet of Freedom 2018, with her volume Frelsi (Freedom) translated into Polish by...

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The International Festival of Literature European Poet of Freedom will be held in Gdansk between 23rd and 25th March

The fifth edition of the International Festival of Literature European Poet of Freedom will take place between 23rd and...

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An interview with Bogusława Sochańska, translator of Yahya Hassan’s poetry

In 2016, Danish author Yahya Hassan’s collection of poems, “Digte” was shortlisted for the Polish literary prize ‘Gdansk European Poet...

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Free Words: A Handbook for Individual and Group Exercises

Freedom seems to be one of the most basic yet desirable and prominent values, which keeps reappearing in poetry. No wonder a new EPoF publication is entitled “Free Words: A Handbook for Individual and Group Exercises” Grzegorz Jankowicz and Zofia Król, the editors, perceive the bond between freedom and...

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