Juliette Bretan is a journalist, researcher and student, mostly writing on Poland and CEE, with a focus on culture, current affairs, society, environment, and politics. She also researched interwar Polish culture.
She is a contributing writer for Notes from Poland and a writer for Culture.pl. She also writes the monthly V Square newsletter.
She has been published in The Sunday Times, The New Statesman’s CityMetric, Euronews (Living), World Politics Review, Ozy, The European Literature Network, New Eastern Europe, The Calvert Journal, CultureTrip, Global Comment and The Independent, among others.
She has also contributed to the BBC World Service, been interviewed for Australia's 'Nightlife' programme on ABC Radio, and lectured at the Polish Heritage Society of the UK, the College of Europe in Natolin and for the Polish Society in Cambridge.
She received a first-class degree in English at the University of Cambridge in 2019, including a first for her dissertation on Polish characters in English literature across the 19th and early 20th Century. She is now in London, studying a two-year MRes in East European Studies at UCL SSEES.