Polish authors

Jakubowski, Jarosław

Jarosław Jakubowski, born in 1974 in Bydgoszcz. Poet, writer, dramatist and journalist. His work is inspired by Thomas Bernhard. In 2010 his play Life won the first prize in the contest “Comedy writing” atThe Powszechny Theatre in Łódź and his drama The General (publishedin The Dialog magazine nr 12/2010), got into the final of the drama contest “Metaphors of reality” in Poznań.

Szulc, Stefan

born in 1974 in Sosnowiec. A poet, playwright and actor. A graduate in Polish studies at Katowice University. Since 2002 a PhD student at the Institute of Philosophy at Zielona Góra University. An author of A Little Book of Proverbs and several plays. 

Intrator, Bożena

Author (writing in German, Polish, English) of: poems, short stories, novels, theater plays, translations of theater-plays, song lyrics, screenplays, translations and adaptations of screenplays, photographs and paintings.

Dowlasz, Inka

Inka Dowlasz, an author of theatre and tv scripts, she collaborates with Teatr Ludowy in Nowa Huta where she also directs plays as part of the Therapy Through Art Programme and the Improvisation Studio which organizes workshops that combine drama and psychology, as well as meetings, lectures and readings. She conducts “Role Construction” seminar at the theatre’s actors’ studio and at Jerzy Giedroyc Communication and Media School in Warsaw.

Łukosz, Jerzy

Jerzy Łukosz, born in 1958 in Wroclaw, an author of fiction, essays and literary criticism. A graduate of German Studies, he’s a renown expert on Thomas Mann, an author of many works on German literature and a German translator. He published his texts in “Odra”, “Twórczość” and “Dialog”, as well as German literary magazines. He is the winner of Stanislaw Wyspianski Literary Award (1987) and the Stanislaw Pietak Award (1990).

Około-Kułak, Doda

Doda Około-Kułak was born in a borderers family of Polish Tatars, who after the second world war settled down in Silesia. Her profession is an architect. She's married and has one son. She made her debut with a short story ("The fog", 1997)in "Przekrój" weekly magazine. Till now two of her novels (Family Affairs, 1999/ Cobweb, 2001) have been released. 

Bajer, Michał

Michał Bajer, born in 1981 in Poznan. For his play Verklarte Nacht he was awarded in the second edition of the contest organized by the Polski Theatre in Wroclaw. In December 2004 the play, directed by Pawel Miskiewicz, was shown at the second Eurodrama Festival in Wroclaw. VERKLÄRTE NACHT/ Verklärte Nacht*
Michał Bajer
A drama

Chotkowski, Łukasz

Łukasz Chotkowski, born in 1981 in Lublin, graduated from Warsaw University, the Theatre Arts Department. Assisted Maja Kleczewska in her productions of Medea at the Wybrzeże Theatre and Fedra at the National Theatre. He has published articles on Marina Abramovic and Sarah Kane in the “Didaskalia” and “Dialog” magazines. Writes mainly brutality dramas. Awarded drama scholarship by the Royal Court Theatre. Since 2006 employed as a playwright by the Polski Theatre in Bydgoszcz. 

Ślepowrońska, Dagna

Dagna Ślepowrońska, born in 1959, a psychologist, poet and playwright, a graduate of psychology department and a social therapy school. Since 1988 she has been working as a therapist with individuals, groups and families. Her play Luncheon Meat (published in the “Dialog” magazine) was premiered in Teatro Caprile in Vienna and was also published in German in Anthologie Polnisher Dramen den Gegewart in 2000.

Lewandowski, Robert

Robert Lewandowski, born in 1963, a graduate of Playwriting Department at Łódź Drama School. An author of screenplays and tv scripts, a playwright, copywriter and script doctor, also writes fiction and children’s poetry. His plays mostly concern ethics and the human condition.