Paweł Goźliński


Paweł Goźliński, photo from private archive

photo from private archive

Paweł Goźliński (born 1971) is the manager of the radio show Książki. Magazyn do czytania and Editor-in-Chief of the publishing house Agora. Together with Mariusz Szczygieł and Wojciech Tochman, he co-founded the Institute of Reportage and the Polish Reportage School. He was the director of Duży Format, the reportage magazine of Gazeta Wyborcza. He worked at TokFM hosting Książki. Magazyn do słuchania. He studied in Warsaw at the Theatre Academy, the University of Warsaw, the Wajda School and the School for Social Research at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN), where he completed a PhD thesis under Prof Maria Janion. In 2005, he published a book of essays on Juliusz Słowacki’s mystic plays, Bóg Aktor. Romantyczny teatr świata. In 2010, he published a detective novel, Jul, set in 1845 Paris in Polish emigré circles (published in France in 2012). In 2015, his Dziady came out, which Olga Tokarczuk described as ‘the most off-the-wall’ whodunit she had ever read. Recently, with Jerzy B. Wójcik, he has published the anthology NieObcy. 21 opowieści żeby się nie bać. All proceeds from the book’s sales benefit refugees.