Book Fair

9-12 September 2021

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.




Dramaturgical Council

Radovan Auer

Director of the Book World
(Photo author 
Michaela Danelová)

Joanna Goszczyńska

Institute of Slavonic Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Slavist and Czech scholar
(Photo author
Leszek Hensel) 


Program coordinator 
(Photo author
Felix Abraham) 

Taťjana Langášková

Director of the Czech Center Warsaw 
(Photo author
Karel Cudlín) 

Jakub Pacześniak

Ksiazki Institute, philologist and poet
(Photo author
Daniel Bednarz)

Zdenko Pavelka

Association of Czech Booksellers and Publishers, literary publicist and publisher
(Photo author 
Petr Hloušek)

Julia Różewicz

Czech scholar and translator 
(Photo author 
W. Czerniatowicz)

Mariusz Szczygieł

Faktyczny Dom Kultury, Institute of Reporting, Events for Writing, writer and reporter 
(Photo author
Paweł Volens Bobrowski)

Tomas Kubicek

Tomáš Kubíček

Project leader, director of the Moravian Library in Brno
(Photo author
David Mitáš) 


Writers' Association, translator
(Photo author
Tomasz Woźny) 

Lucie Zakopalová

Polish Institute in Prague, Polish scholar and translator
(Photo author
own archive

Tomáš Zmeškal

PEN club, writer 
(Photo author
Jan Němec) 


Varšavský knižní veletrh

Warsaw Book Fair 

České centrum Varšava

Czech Center Warsaw

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