This year Miłosz Festival is pleased to host Simon Armitage, a British poet and playwright. A meeting with the writer, during which Simon Armitage is going to read his poems, will take place on 8th June, at 6:45 pm, in the festival centre (ul. Jagiellońska 5). The meeting will be hosted by Jacek Gutorow, a Polish poet, translator and literary critic. Simon Armitage will read his poems also during the first festival evening which will combine poetry reading and live music.
Beforehand, Simon Armitage will also meet with Polish students participating in translation workshop, to discuss their work.
During the 8th edition of Miłosz Festival, Krakow will be visited by artists and poets of ten different nationalities. This will create a space for dialogue and mutual inspiration. Meeting, discussions and workshops will be accompanied by concerts, poetic slams and performances.