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Name  Agnieszka Haupe-Kalka

Role  Poet
Agnieszka Haupe-Kalka

Agnieszka Haupe-Kalka (born June 13, 1970 in Zielona Góra) is a Polish fairy tale poet, games designer and translator.



She is the granddaughter of the resistance fighters of "AK Jemioły" and Auschwitz/Buchenwald survivor Maria Haupe (alias "Black Lady") and Wacław Haupe (alias "Młody szofer").

As a member of the Literary Society "Die Huelle" she was a co-organizer of the festival Grochowice '93 it the tenth anniversary of the death of Edward Stachura. In 1994 the Literary Society was awarded the prize of the Mayor of Zielona Góra.

1996 and 1998 she was a participant in the German-Polish poets steamer, where she met the German singer-songwriter Dieter Kalka and married September 12, 1998 in Frankfurt (Oder) ("Poets wedding").

With Jolanta Pytel, Katarzyna Jarosz-Rabiej and Władysław Klępka she founded in 1995 the "Association of the still living poets" in Zielona Góra and co-organized the "Uniwersytet poezji" (1995–1998), a participant in the German-Polish poetry festival "word lust" in Lublin in 1997 and worked on the publication of the anthology "Lublin Lift/Lubelska winda ". With Dieter Kalka they founded the project: "Children invent tales", took part in the radio drama festival in Rust (Austria) with the radio play "mirror images of two languages" part. Prose and poetry in the German language have been published in Ostragehege Nos. 9 and on Portal Poland.

Agnieszka Haupe developed board and other games and participated in the games fair in Göttingen. From 1996 to 2005 she lived in Leipzig/Germany and Zielona Góra/Poland, studied 2005/2006 German studies at the University of Zielona Góra and has lived in County Kerry/Ireland since of 2006. Her texts have been translated into English and German.


  • Krajobrazy czułego dotyku /The Landscapes of tender touch. Poetry. Organon, Zielona Góra 2010, ISBN 978-83-87294-60-1. (Polish - English)
  • Skzydła wiatru. Poetry. Poddasze Poetów, Zielona Góra 1999, ISBN 83-88059-40-8.
  • Pradawne Pieśni. Prose. ProLibris, Zielona Góra 2009, ISBN 978-83-88336-70-6.
  • References

    Agnieszka Haupe-Kalka Wikipedia

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