Manifesto

Polish Book Institute promotes reading; supports writers, translators, publishers, librarians, booksellers; those who read and want to read; activates non-readers!

Popularization

We promote Polish literature across the world. In recent years, almost 1,800 translations of Polish books have been published as part of the ©Poland Translation Program!

Promotion

News

13.10.2021

The Literary Award 2021 of the Union of Polish Writers Abroad granted

Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz was honoured with the annual Literary Award of the Union of Polish Writers Abroad based in London.

13.10.2021

Estonian edition of Katarzyna Ryrych’s “Łopianowe pole” with the support of the Book Institute

In Estonia, the book Łopianowe pole (“The Burdock Field”) by Katarzyna Ryrych, illustrated by Grażyna Rigall, has recently been published. The publication of the book, translated by Hendrik Lindepuu, was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

11.10.2021

Arabic translation of Lem's “Solaris” supported by the Book Institute

A translation of Stanisław Lem's Solaris has been published in Egypt. The Arabic translation by Hatif Janabi was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.

11.10.2021

Bedside table #66. Bogusława Sochańska: I don’t want to waste time on books unimportant to me

The translator and essayist Boguslawa Sochanska talks, among other things, about Danish literature, snatching time from her life to read, reading poetry, returning to Nabokov, the emigrant perspective, her translation plans and the magic as well as the meaning of great poetry.

Initiatives

Small Book – Great Man

Small Book – Great Man

The social campaign "Small Book – Great Man" reminds us of the benefits of reading together in a family from the first months of a child's life. It was devised in connection with a nationwide campaign, as part of which young parents will receive unique Reading Layettes in maternity wards.

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CZYTAJ PL

CZYTAJ PL

The largest readership promotion campaign in Poland, and probably in the world. In this year's edition, in 500 cities and towns, there could be found free e-book rentals, available for everyone. They were available at bus stops, libraries, and cultural institutions. The Book Institute is a strategic partner of the campaign.

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Partners

Supervising institution

Other partners

The Polish Book Institute
ul. Zygmunta Wróblewskiego 6
31-148 Kraków, Poland
tel. (+48) 12 61 71 900
fax. (+48) 12 62 37 682
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