Dziennikarka polskiej przestrzeni publicznej na emigracji w Londynie – Stefania Kossowska
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The autumn of 2015 marked the 12th anniversary of the death of Stefania Kossowska, a Polish public space journalist in exile in London. Born in Lvov in 1909, educated in Warsaw and abroad, she was a great erudite, fond of reading and writing. Her creative accomplishments as well as literary, journalistic and organizational activities made the foundation of the cultural life of Polish diaspora abroad. She belonged to the "invincible" generation formed in the interwar period. Stefania Kossowska gained her journalistic skills working with the editorial board of "Ivy", "ABC", "Warsaw Evening" and "Straight in the Eyes". She was a collaborator with the Polish émigré magazines in the UK: M. Grydzewski's "News" (editor-in-chief in the years 1974 to 1981), "General Overview", "White Eagle", "Pulse", "Literary Memoirs," "Polish Diary and Soldier's Diary" and its addendum - "Polish Week", and Parisian "Culture". The author, among others, of such books as: I live in London, From Herbert to Herbert. The "News" Award 1958-1990, I write you as I see you, Ancestors Gallery and Friends and acquaintances. She was a permanent collaborator with the Radio Free Europe. In 1994 she handed over the "News" archive to the University Library in Torun.
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