Topics, dates, events
The Borderlander – the name of the award for ‘bridge-building’ that Ficowski was the first ever to receive, best sums up the stance he maintained throughout his personal and artistic life.
Poet Jerzy Ficowski is also the author of essays on Schulz, Wojtkiewicz, Polish Gypsies, a writer of prose texts, translations, books for children and song lyrics.
About the author
In his own
and other people’s eyes
Quotes from essays on Ficowski’s books, the poet’s comments and other people’s recollections of him present the various dimensions of his writing and personality.
People, statutes and mission
The Jerzy Ficowski Foundation was founded by the poet’s wife and daughter to look after what Ficowski himself called “the space where I once was”.
im. Jerzego Ficowskiego
An interview with the poet (by Katarzyna Janowska and Piotr Mucharski)
A documentary on Papusza, containing Jerzy Ficowski’s conversation with her
Elżbieta Ficowska reminisces about her husband
Zdzisław Jaskuła’s interview with Piotr Sommer, editor of a selection of Ficowski’s poems entitled
Lewe strony widoków
Fragment from the ceremony of unveiling a commemorative plaque on the poet’s house at Plac Inwalidów in Warsaw
Video from a memorial meeting at Warsaw’s Atlantic cinema on the 90th anniversary of Jerzy Ficowski’s birth
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