Jacek Dehnel

Jacek Dehnel

Jacek Dehnel, born in Gdansk in 1980, is a poet, prose writer and translator. He studied Polish language and literature in Warsaw. He became internationally known with his novel “Lala” in 2006. In 2010, his poetry collection “Ekran kontrolny” was nominated for the Nike Literature Prize. Dehnel was a guest of the DAAD's Berlin Artists-in-Residence Programme in 2020 and has lived in Berlin ever since.

Photo: Cezary Rucki

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The new Poland (Issue III/2021)

The country in the spiritual east

Nationalists in government, fanatics on the streets: the German explanation for the situation in Poland is often quite simple. But it is not so clear cut.