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Awards, News | 23. 3. 2017

Czech authors Bellová, Maňák and Šindelka nominated for EU Prize for Literature

The award aims to put the spotlight on European contemporary fiction.

News | 23. 3. 2017

Bilingual ‘New Czech Literature’ brochure published

The English-German publication features 40 Czech books from 2016.

Awards, News | 22. 3. 2017

Magnesia Litera nominations revealed

The prestigious Czech literary award has announced its nominations for 2017.

Grants, scholarships... | 28. 2. 2017

Results of the first round of 2017 translation grants from the Czech Ministry of Culture

The Ministry has allocated more than €210,000 for 90 translations of Czech literature.

News | 3. 2. 2017

German play and Czech film of Jaroslav Rudiš’s ‘National Avenue’

The German premiere of Nationalstrasse took place on 29th January at the Bremen Municipal Theatre.

Awards, News | 1. 2. 2017

2016 Czech IBBY Honour Lists

The annual awards are for Czech authors and illustrators of children’s books.

News | 9. 1. 2017

New centre for Czech literature in Prague

Diplomat, translator and journalist, Petr Janyška, was chosen as the director of the České literární centrum (Czech Literary Centre).

Awards | 9. 1. 2017

Radka Denemarková receives Wald Press Award

The annual prize is given to those who selflessly help others in need.

News | 5. 1. 2017

Jiří Hájíček in the Best European Fiction 2017 anthology

Short stories featured in the book receive international media coverage and are included in a number of readings in the US and Europe.

Awards, News | 7. 12. 2016

Josef Škvorecký Award for Zuzana Brabcová’s ‘Aviaries’

Brabcová’s last novel was published posthumously to widespread critical acclaim.