Zygmunt Miłoszewski

Zygmunt Miłoszewski

A journalist, author of detective stories about Prosecutor Teodor Szacki: Uwikłanie (2007) and Ziarno prawdy (2011), a book for children entitled Góry Żmijowe (2006) and a horror entitled Domofon (2005) for the needs of which he adapted the convention of the contemporary Anglo-Saxon horror literature to the realities of a large panel block of flats in Warsaw. A former court reporter, journalist, and Newsweek columnist, he cooperates with Polygamia.pl internet portal. Critics call him “the Polish Stephen King”. Awards and nominations: an honorary award in the Kornel Makuszyński Literary Prize Contest for Góry Żmijowe (2006), the Great Calibre Award for the best detective story and action novel (2008), nomination for the Polityka’s Passport Award 2007 for Uwikłanie. The film adaptation of this novel directed by Jacek Bromski enjoyed favourable opinions of critics and audience alike. Studio Filmowe Zebra has acquired the rights to film Domofon. On the Second day of the Conrad Festival (23rd October 2012), he took part in the meeting entitled: A grain of truth about crime novel Picture: Piotr Perzyna