Wisława Szymborska Foundation
The competition is organized by the Wisława Szymborska Foundation.
The Wisława Szymborska Award is an international prize given annually for the best book of poetry published in the Polish language the preceding year. Volumes of poetry published originally in Polish can be entered in the competition.
Candidates for the Award may be proposed by publishing houses, cultural institutions, literary journals and websites, members of the Award Committee, and other parties.
Submissions must be delivered to the Foundation’s address by 31 January 2021.
The Award Presentation Gala is held in July in Krakow.
The Award comprises a statuette and a cash prize in the amount specified by the Board of the Foundation.
Secretary of the Award