Marian Pilot

Writer, journalist, scriptwriter, lexicographer
Marian Pilot

(born in 1936) – writer, journalist, scriptwriter, lexicographer, long-time editor of the Regiony quarterly devoted to peasant culture, author of novels, short stories and essays; including: Panny szczerbate (1962), Pantałyk (1970), Zakaz zwałki (1974), Wykidajło (1981), Bitnik Gorgolewski (1989), Na odchodnym (2002), Pióropusz (2010), Nowy matecznik (2012), Słownik dawnej gwary Siedlikowa (2012), Osobnik (2013); recently, he published a novel titled Niebotyki and an essay Dzikie mięso. Expert in the art of Walerian Nekanda-Trepka, lover of paintings by Edward Prymas, animator of the movement for the rehabilitation of people who have been sentenced to death by burning on stakes in the First Republic of Poland on charges of witchcraft, researcher of the history of Plica Polonica, Honorary Citizen of the city and municipality of Ostrzeszów, winner of the Władysław Stanisław Reymont Prize and the Nike Literary Award, awarded with the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

picture: Tomasz Paczostel