The Warsaw Book Fair (Warszawskie Targi Książki) is the largest Polish book festival, this year's event will take place from 9 to 12. September 2021 in the outdoor area in front of the Palace of Culture and Science in the center of Warsaw. The Czech Republic is the main guest this year. In 2020, the fair was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Every year, around a thousand writers, translators, illustrators, journalists and representatives from the publishing industry go to the fair. The Czech Republic will bring to the eleventh year of book fair 10 authors who have been selected by the Dramaturgical Council. As part of the accompanying program, will be presented to Polish readers the other 3 authors.
The Czech Republic´s appearance at the Warsaw Book Fair is being prepared by the Moravian Library on behalf of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, which initiated and co-finances the project. The project will also be supported by the Czech Center Warsaw, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Warsaw and the Czech Literary Center.
Director of the Book World
Institute of Slavonic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Slavist and Czech scholar
Director of the Czech Center Warsaw
Ksiazki Institute, philologist and poet
Association of Czech Booksellers and Publishers, literary publicist and publisher
Czech scholar and translator
Faktyczny Dom Kultury, Institute of Reporting, Events for Writing, writer and reporter
Paweł Volens Bobrowski)
Project leader, director of the Moravian Library in Brno
Writers' Association, translator
Polish Institute in Prague, Polish scholar and translator
PEN club, writer