The Janusz A. Zajdel Polish Fandom Prize is an annual award for fantasy literature. The prize is awarded by fans of fantasy to the authors of the best Polish titles, in two categories, novels and short stories.
Recent winners: Jacek Dukaj and Wit Szostak (2007), Maja Lidia Kossakowska, Jarosław Grzędowicz (2006), Jarosław Grzędowicz (2005), Jacek Dukaj, Anna Brzezińska (2004), Jacek Dukaj, Andrzej Ziemiański (2003), Andrzej Sapkowski, Andrzej Pilipiuk (2002). zajdel.fandom.art.pl
The IBBY Polish Section “Book of the Year” Competition is awarded to the best Polish children’s books, for both their literary and artistic qualities. There are three categories, Best Writer, Best Illustrator and Best Promoter of Children’s Literature. In 2007 the winners were: Agnieszka Kuciak (Best Writer for The Adventures of Murmurando the Cat, Prószyński i S-ka), Barbara Kosmowska (Best Writer for The Gilded Fish, Stentor), Weronika Naszarkowska-Multanowska (Best Illustrator for The Cat – An Essay by an Eight-Year-Old Girl dated 1938, Muzeum Literatury), Grażka Lange (Best Illustrator for The World is Strange, Dwie Siostry), Café Szafé (Best Promoter of Children’s Literature). ibby.pl
Cogito – Founded in 2008 by Polish Radio and Polish Television for the author of the best literary work published within the last year (only first editions, in Polish). Andrzej Bieńkowski, Andrzej Mandalian, Piotr Matywiecki, Francesca Michalska, Małgorzata Szejnert, Olga Tokarczuk and Andrzej Zagajewski were nominated this year. At 150,000 zlotys, it is Poland’s biggest literary award.