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Awards | 2. 5. 2017

Bianca Bellová receives 2017 EU Prize for Literature

Bellová’s novel The Lake (Jezero) was published in 2016 to widespread critical acclaim.

News | 5. 4. 2017

Apply for residencies in Prague and Brno organised by the Czech Literary Centre

The residencies are for foreign writers, translators, critics and literary scholars.

News | 29. 3. 2017

The Czech Republic guest of honour at the 2019 Leipzig Book Fair

Minister of Culture, Daniel Herman, signed the agreement confirming the Czech Republic as the guest of honour.

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).