Kościelski Award

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The Kościelski Award is an independent Polish literary award, awarded since 1962 by the Geneva-based Kościelski Foundation. The jury issues annual awards to "promising writers" 40 years of age or younger. Past winners have included Sławomir Mrożek, Zbigniew Herbert, Bolesław Taborski, Adam Zagajewski, Wojciech Karpiński, Jarosław Marek Rymkiewicz, Stefan Chwin, Jerzy Pilch, Paweł Huelle, Andrzej Stasiuk, Olga Tokarczuk, Tomasz Różycki, Jacek Dehnel, Jolanta Stefko, Mikołaj Łoziński and most recently Jacek Dukaj. It is the oldest independent award in Polish literature.[1]

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