Profile:
Olga Tokarczuk

Olga Tokarczuk is a writer whose distinctive blend of the mythic and the mundane has won her wide acclaim in her native Poland. As one of the most celebrated Polish writers of her generation, her novels, short stories and essays have been translated into 29 languages, and her work will soon be in English for the first time. Two recent novels, Flights and Jacob’s Scriptures, will be published this year by Fitzcarraldo Editions.