Lidia Ziemnicka-Otto is an internationally published poet,
literary fiction writer, essayist and photographer.
Lidia started writing early, as a nine year old child
she wrote her first adventure novel. Soon after she began
to write poetry which she never abandoned.
Her poems have been published in literary magazines.
Lidia started her professional career as an English teacher
and a scientific researcher, then she taught literature,
five languages, mathematics and art. She continued her
business career as a technical translator and an editor.
Since 2004 Lidia Ziemnicka-Otto dedicates herself fully
As an arts writer focusing on literature, art, classical
music, culture and science, Lidia contributes to print
and online publications. Her own website, www.lidiaotto.com,
is Lidia's favourite place to publish online.
She has poetry collections and several fictional works
for the forthcoming publications.
Lidia Ziemnicka-Otto is a member of English PEN
and German Federation of Journalists.
She is married with two grown daughters and lives
Forthcoming major publications will be detailed on this
Lidia's essays, features and articles have been published
in literary, classical music and cultural magazines and
until 2015 appeared under the name Lidia Otto.
A major essay on the composer Sergei Rachmaninoff found
its place in the musicology collections in the university
Lidia Otto: Pianist oder Komponist? - Beides!
Plädoyer für die Anerkennung von Sergej Rachmaninow
[Pianist or Composer? - Both!
A Plea of the Acknowledgement of Sergei Rachmaninoff
as a Composer].PianoNews 6/2004, Germany, Austria,
Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg
Lidia's poetry has been published in literary magazines.
The first poems appeared in Zycie Literackie, a prestigious
Lidia Ziemnicka: Moja Warszawa [My Warsaw]. 1972
Lidia Ziemnicka: Ars Poetica. 1973
Her poetry has been read and performed at many literary
and several music events.