Polish authors

Lachnit, Ewa

Ewa Lachnit, a playwright and film director. Graduated in Polish Studies, specialising in theatre and cinematic arts, at Cracow University, and in Theatre Direction at Katowice University. She has made several feature films and documentaries. An author of contemporary plays: A Man from the Garbage (1996, awarded by the Ministry of Culture), The Bread Thieves (2000, received the TV Theatre award for contemporary drama), Choose the Stone You Will Throw (awarded in the 2007 John Paul VI Contest).

Alksnin, Adrianna

Alksnin, Adrianna

Student of the Drama Directing Department at AST National Academy of Theatre Arts in Cracow. Member of the Drama Studio (pl. Pracownia Dramaturgiczna). In May 2019, she produced the workshop performance of Sad Girl Sylvia Plath at AST in Krakow. Her directing work Brothers was presented during the 8th Young Directing Forum. She participated in the project "Debuts: Young  within the Old" organized by the National Old Theatre in Krakow.

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. 

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. 

Lewandowski, Robert

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. 

Prześluga, Malina

Prześluga, Malina

Born in 1983. Graduate of Cultural Studies at the Adam Mickiewicz University, playwright at the Animation Theatre in Poznań. Author of six books for children (including Bajka i Majka, Bajka o Włosie Patryku, Bajka o starej babci i Molu Zbyszku, Ziuzia - awarded with the title of Book of the Year by the Polish Section of the IBBY).

Błażewicz, Andrzej

Born in 1996. Theatre director, playwright. He also publishes poetry and prose. Student of the last year of Theatre Directing at the National Academy of Theatre Arts in Cracow. Winner of the 30th edition of the National Contest for the Best Theatrical Play for Children and Youth organized by the Centre of Children Art in Poznań. Finalist of the Gdynia Drama Award 2019 and of the 10th and 11theditions of the “Metaphors of Reality” Contest. Winner of Anna and Piotr Dobrowolski’s “Sielasian Shakespeare” Contest.

Wróblewski, Grzegorz

Grzegorz Wróblewski, born in 1962 in Gdansk. Lived in Warsaw until 1985, then moved to Copenhagen. Between 1993 and 1996 he wrote for the “bruLion” literary magazine and many others. He has published eight volumes of poetry, a collection of plays (Holograms, 2006), and four books in Danish; his poems have appeared in many anthologies. Twice awarded in the Poetical Notebook competition (1990, 1992) and also in the literary contest of the Copenhagen Brrndum publishing house (1995). 

Więcek, Mariusz

Więcek, Mariusz

Born in 1983. Poet, stand-upper, playwright. A graduate of Polish philology at the University of Gdańsk. Winner of the Gdańsk City Award for Young Artists (2006), scholarship from the Fleszarowa-Muskat Foundation, distinguished in the national competition for modern comedy "Komediopisanie" (3rd edition 2010, Powszechny Theatre in Łódź) for the play How Gods Seduced written with Jerzy Wójcicki. Winner of the National Competition Złoty Środek Poezji Kutno 2006 for the best poetic debut of the year 2005.

Wojtyszko, Maria

Wojtyszko, Maria

Writer, playwright and dramatist. She studied cultural studies at the University of Warsaw, screenwriting at the Łódź Film School and feature directing at the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. She also studied at the Drama School at the Drama Laboratory. She has written scripts for television series and short films. She regularly participates in international workshops, such as Midpoint, Passion to Market or Films For Kids Pro.