Literary Reportage Award

Wednesday, 13 May


Dom Spotkań z Historią, ul. Karowa 20

“Czasy secondhand”. Meeting with Svetlana Alexievich on her latest book “Czasy secondhand. Koniec czerwonego człowieka” (Czarne), with the participation
of the translator, Jerzy Czech, moderated by Martin Pollack.

Co-organizer of the meeting: Histoty Meeting House

Partner of the meeting: Austrian Cultural Forum


POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, ul. Anielewicza 6

“Krótki przystanek w drodze z Auschwitz” – meeting with Göran Rosenberg, author of the book (published by Czarne), and Mariusz Kalinowski, the translator, moderated by Maciej Zaremba Bielawski (“Dagens Nyheter”).

Co-organizers of the meeting: Embassy of Sweden, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews


Thursday, 14 May


PAP Conference Centre, ul. Bracka 6/8

Panel Discussion: The Need for Incessant Amazement (Kapuściński) and the Limits of Reportage with the participation of authors of short-listed books: Svetlana Alexievich (Second-hand Time: The Demise of the Red (Wo)man), Iza Michalewicz (Life Is Not Enough. Notes on Loss and Searching for Hope), Michał Olszewski (World’s Best Shoes), Göran Rosenberg (A Brief Stop on the Road from Auschwitz) and Drauzio Varella (Lockdown: Inside Brazil’s Most Dangerous Prison).

Teatr Dramatyczny, Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1

The 2014 Ryszard Kapuściński Award ceremony


Saturday, 16 May | Reportage Day at the 6th Warsaw Book Fair


series of meetings with this year’s finalists and a special guest, and a panel discussion with the participation of nominated translators

Hall Londyn A


My ‘Polish Bush’ (Mój ‘Busz po polsku’) Educational Competition for Youth – Award presentation

Moderated by Bożena Dudko, the Secretary of the Award

Co-organizer of the meeting: SCEK


Reportage from Poland. Meeting with Iza Michalewicz, author of the book “Życie to za mało” (Zwierciadło Publishing House), and Michał Olszewski, author of the book “Najlepsze buty na świecie” (published by Czarne), moderated by Katarzyna Nowak (PR2)

Partner of the meeting: Zwierciadło Publishing House


About searching for lost time, memory and the sins of Europe. Meeting with Martin Pollack, honoured with Pióro Wolności (“Freedom Pen”) on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Polish August, moderated by Bartosz Wieliński (“Gazeta Wyborcza”)


Artistic and non-artistic challenges in translating literature. Bogusława Sochańska will talk with the nominated translators: Jerzy Czech (“Czasy secondhand”), Mariusz Kalinowski (“Krótki przystanek w drodze z Auschwitz”)  and Michał Lipszyc (“Ostatni krąg”).

Special guests: Lidija Tanushevska (Laureate of Translators Award for Ryszard Kapuściński’s Translators (for a translation into a new language) and Maciej Zaremba Bielawski (Chair of the Jury).


Carandiru Station. Meeting with Drauzio Varella, author of Lockdown: Inside Brazil’s Most Dangerous Prison, with the participation of Michał Lipszyc, translator of the book (published by Czarne).

Partner of the meeting: Embassy of Brazil in Warsaw


Sunday, 17 May


midday; National Stadium, Children’s Room, level -1

Journey to the Centre of the Earth – art workshops with Daniel Mizieliński, inspired by a book titled Underground, Underwater (Pod ziemią, pod wodą)
Organizer of the workshops: Dwie Siostry Publishing House



Books by the finalists and the special guest of the 6th edition of the Ryszard Kapuściński Award for Literary Reportage will be sold at discount prices in hall Londyn A








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