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/13. October 2014/ - Invitation

Places are still available for a two-day creative writing course in English

The creative writing course will take place from 18–19.10 in the reading room at Unijazz in Prague.

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/1. October 2014/ - Invitation

The Prague Writers’ Festival begins this Thursday

Czech authors Tomáš Zmeškal, Martin Vopěnka and Jan Čulík will take part in the festival.

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/1. October 2014/ - Awards, contests...

2014 Josef Škvorecký Award: Finalists include Petra Hůlová and Emil Hakl

The winner of the eighth annual literary award will be decided by eighteen judges at the beginning of November.

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/10. September 2014/ - Awards, contests...

2014 Book Club Literary Prize goes to the historical novel Červenobílá

Secondary school history teacher Dalibor Vácha won this year's prestigious Cena Knižního klubu for his novel set in Russia in 1918.

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/11. August 2014/ - News

Prague 10 is preparing an exhibition of unique photographs by Karel Čapek

Photographs and letters found in Karel Čapek's villa will be on display in Prague 10 in September.

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/3. August 2014/ - News

The Czech Agosto Foundation supports cultural projects and organises residency programmes

Established last year, the Agosto Foundation offers residency programmes near Tábor.

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/24. July 2014/ - Photo story

Bohemists experienced Czech literature with a Moravian twist

Translators, academics and friends of Czech literature met in the Czech Republic from 16-21.7.

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/10. July 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Josef Škvorecký Award: longlist

The jury of the 8th annual literary award led by Vladimír Karfík has nominated 15 titles.

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/4. July 2014/ - News

Jan Němec's Dějiny světla: English excerpt and reviews

An excerpt from the 2014 Czech Book Award winner is now available in English.

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/27. June 2014/ - Invitation

The 15th Annual Authors' Reading Month

A series of daily events from 1.7. to 3.8.2014, Scotland is the guest of honour.

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International

/21. October 2014/ - Awards, contests...

The Angelus Award goes to Slovak writer Pavol Rankov

Martin Šmaus and Jáchym Topol took part in a discussion with other finalists of the Polish award.

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/15. October 2014/ - Awards, contests...

The winner of the Polish Angelus Award will be decided on Saturday

The shortlist of the prize for Central European writers includes books by Jáchym Topol and Martin Šmaus, who will be reading in Poland.

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/9. October 2014/ - Grants, scholarships...

Support for publishing Czech literature abroad in 2015

The grant application form for publishing Czech literature abroad is available on the Czech Ministry of Culture website.

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/8. October 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Jan Němec wins the European Union Prize for Literature for his novel Dějiny světla

The announcement of this year’s winners took place at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 8 October.

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/7. October 2014/ - News

Call for papers: Translating the Literatures of Small European Nations

The international conference will be held at the University of Bristol, September 8th-10th 2015.

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/2. October 2014/ - News

Jáchym Topol is now represented by Pluh

Edgar de Bruin’s literary agency will be managing the translation and publication of Topol’s works abroad.

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/24. September 2014/ - Invitation

Sylva Fischerová’s Stomach of the Soul Tour 2014

The author will be reading at a number of venues across the USA to celebrate her new bilingual collection of poetry.

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/11. September 2014/ - News

Jáchym Topol’s 'Trochu medu' story of the week on Israeli website

The website Ma´aboret has published the autobiographical short story in Czech, English and Hebrew, with an introduction by translator Pe´er Friedmann.

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/3. September 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Martin Šmaus and Jáchym Topol among seven finalists of the Polish Angelus Award

Šmaus’ Dziewczynko, roznieć ogieniek translated by D. Dobrew and Topol’s Warsztat diabła translated by L. Engelking have been selected for the final.

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/29. August 2014/ - Grants, scholarships...

Creative Europe: Literary translation grants (results)

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) announced the results of their March 2014 call for proposals.

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