The Villa Decius Association would like to invite everyone to this year’s last SAGA Literary Salon, the guest of which will be Mikołaj Łoziński, winner of the 2011 Polityka’s Passport for Książka. The event will take place on the 25th of November (Monday) at 11 a.m. During the meeting, he will talk about whether autobiographies help or disturb literature, among others. Join us! Admission is free.
Mikołaj Łoziński (1980) – writer and photographer. He studied sociology in Paris. He worked as a press photographer for Przekrój and Rzeczpospolita. His debut novel Reisefieber (2006) was translated into numerous languages, received the Kościelski Award, the Peacock Feather Award, and the Culture Foundation Award; it was also nominated for the NIKE Award. His collection of short stories for children, Bajki dla Idy, received distinctions in the 2008 Book of the Year and the 2008 Dong competitions. Winner of the 2011 Polityka’s Passport for Książka. In 2011, he published Restauracja, together with photographer Julia Staniszewska. This year’s Prawdziwa bajka was created in cooperation with illustrator Marta Ignerska.
The Literary Salons at Villa Decius are a part of the SAGA creativity workshops project for seniors. The creative writing course is supplemented by meetings, lectures on the theory of literature and contemporary trends, discussions about contemporary and old Polish literature and meetings with authors open to everyone. Previous guests of the SAGA Literary Salons included: Andrzej Franaszek, Magdalena Dygat, Michał Olszewski, Wojciech Nowicki, Magdalena Tulli, Sofija Andruchowycz, Bohdana Matijasz, Michał Rusinek, Agnieszka Kosińska, and Angelika Kuźniak, as well as Krakow’s publishing houses: Karakter, Znak, and Ha!art.