Sylwia Chutnik

Born in 1979 in Warsaw. Phd. A graduate of Cultural Studies and Gender Studies at the Warsaw University. A writer, publicist, social activist and promoter of reading. A member of the Union of Polish Writers and the Union of Writers Association. Curatorof festivals and literary initiatives (Apostrophe -International Literary Festival, OFF Literary Café, discussions and meetings with authors). She was a lecturer at the Institute of Polish Culture at the University of Warsaw and at the Writing Machine – the school of Writing. Columnist of ,, Polityka “,” Pani “,” Wysokie Obcasy “,” Gazeta Stołeczna “and many web sites. She co-hosted the literary programs “Cappuccino with a book” and “Forget- recovered” in TVP Kultura. She is currently co-organizing the “Barłóg literacki” on You Tube channel. Her texts appeared in collective books and in many catalogs for exhibitions of contemporary art and theater programs (including the Grand Theater – National Opera, Gallery Bunkier Sztuki, Nobel Museum in Stockholm). She publishes guest appearances in the Polish and foreign press. Her scientific texts have been included in more than 20 studies and collective books. Scholarship holder Homines Urbani 2008, Institute Books from Lithuania 2009, Ministry of Culture and National Heritage 2010, City of Warsaw 2010, Goethe Institute 2010.

Winner of literary and social awards. 

She is part of Olgas Rok Award Committee, “Polityka” Science Awards Civic Committee and Feminist Fund Committee.

Lead singer in punk band Zimny Maj.

She has podcast Radio Sylwia and Elgiebete TV