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Interview with Olga Tokarczuk – new jury member for the European Poet of Freedom Award

Michał Sowiński in conversation with Olga Tokarczuk, a new member of the Award Jury, on what poetry is and what significance it has for literature and politics.  Michał Sowiński: Why did you decide to join the Award Jury? Do you read a lot of poetry? Olga Tokarczuk: I think I’ll make a good addition to the jury because I rarely read poetry. I assume, however, that good poetry is a universal language which does not leave even laypeople like me (…)

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