29 October 2009 The Festival press conference

The 1st Joseph Conrad International Literature Festival is due to begin in three days’ time. Today, during a press conference, Magdalena Sroka (Director of the Krakow Festival Office), prof. Michał Paweł Markowski (the Festival Artistic Director), Piotr Mucharski (Programme Director) oraz Aleksander Kardyś (Director of the Tygodnik Powszechny Foundation) talked about the programme of the Festival, special guests and accompanying events. Also present was Grażyna Grabowska (Directof of the Book Fair in Krakow). The 13th Book Fair in Krakow, to be held between 5th and 8th November, is naturally connected to the Festival. The press conference was chaired by Grzegorz Jankowicz (the Festival Secretary).