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Olga Tokarczuk
Olga Tokarczuk (2018).jpg
Olga Tokarczuk, 2018
Born (1962-01-29) 29 January 1962 (age 59)
OccupationWriter, essayist, poet, screenwriter, psychologist
Notable work
The Books of Jacob
Primeval and Other Times
AwardsNike Award (2008, 2015)
Vilenica Prize (2013)
Brückepreis (2015)
The Man Booker International Prize (2018)
Jan Michalski Prize for Literature (2018)
Nobel Prize in Literature (2018)
Prix Laure Bataillon (2019)
This person won a Nobel Prize
Olga Nawoja Tokarczuk[1] ([tɔˈkart​͡ʂuk]; born 29 January 1962) is a Polish writer and activist.[2][3][4]

In 2018, she won the Man Booker International Prize for her novel Flights, becoming the first Polish writer to do so.[5] She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for the year 2018 (awarded in 2019).[6][7]