LAZNIA 1 2010 - Marcin Świetlicki
25.03.2010, at 7 p.m.
Marcin Świetlicki – a poet, fiction writer, journalist, a vocal singer in bands: Świetliki [Fire-flies] and Czarne Ciasteczka [Black Cookies].
He made his debut with the book Cold countries published in 1992 by Fundacja “brulion” Publishers, although he was discovered by the critics and recognised as one of the most genuine representative of the “brulion generation” before his official debut.
He is well known with his co operations with many indie musicians, such as Robert Brylewski and Cezary Ostrowski, and yass artist – Mikołaj Trzaska.
He is a prize-winner of many literary awards, among them The Georg Trakl Award, The Kościelscy Award, Grand Prix in a competition organized by “brulion” magazine, the Jan Twardowski Award. He was also awarded with Paszport Polityki Award [Polityka's Passport] but he refused to take. He was a few times nominated for the Nike Literary Awards and in 2006 his book Music of the Middle was called Kraków Book of the Month.
In 2009 he received Gdynia Literary Award in a fiction category for a detective story Jedenaście [Eleven]. While receiving the award he said: “I want to congratulate the Jury and my publishers for having such a cool writer”.

Curator: Paweł Konjo Konnak

Coordinator: Berenika Podrucka

Project co-organized by National Centre for Culture in Warsaw.
Financialy supported by Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Municipal Institution of Culture