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/16. December 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Call for nominations: Jiri Theiner Award

The nomination form for the annual award for the dissemination and promotion of Czech literature abroad can be found here (dokument MS Word)here.

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/9. December 2014/ - News

Czech writers have founded an association

The inaugural meeting of the Writers’ Association took place on Saturday 22.11 in Prague’s Café Neustadt.

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/8. December 2014/ - News

Prague has been named a UNESCO Creative City of Literature

Prague’s application to join the UNESCO Creative Cities of Literature network was successful.

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/28. November 2014/ - News

Honorary doctorate from Masaryk University for Peter Demetz

The renowned literary scholar, critic, translator and Professor Emeritus of Yale University was the guest of the MU Philosophical Faculty.

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/13. November 2014/ - Invitation

‘Children of the Transition’ in Prague

A group of young Hungarian authors from the József Attila Circle are expanding their activities into the Czech Republic.

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/12. November 2014/ - News

David Zábranský will be the new editor-in-chief of the Czech Literature Portal

He was chosen by a committee following an interview on 24.9.2014.

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/6. November 2014/ - Awards, contests...

The Muriel Prizes were announced on 1st November

The annual prizes for the best Czech comic books were presented at the end of Komiksfest.

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/6. November 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Reiner wins Škvorecký Award for his novel about Ivan Blatný, which he worked on for 30 years

Publisher and author Martin Reiner was given the award for his biographical novel Básník.

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/30. October 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Call for Submissions: 2015 Susanna Roth translation competition

The Literary Section of the Arts Institute is organising an international translation competition for young translators, in collaboration with Czech Centres.

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/25. October 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Patrik Ouředník wins the Czech State Award for Literature

The Czech author living in France was given the award for his body of work, which explores the traditions, values and risks of European culture.

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International

/15. December 2014/ - News

The Observer names Michael Žantovský’s biography of Václav Havel one of the best biographies of the year

Václav Havel by Žantovský was published simultaneously in a number of languages in November.

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/8. December 2014/ - News

The University of Amsterdam is eliminating its Czech, Polish, Serbian and Croatian Studies BA programmes

The Chair of the Slavonic Department at the University of Amsterdam, Professor Ellen Rutten, is urging the public to support her centre for the study of Central and Eastern Europe by signing a petition.

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/27. November 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Jáchym Topol nominated for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

The Devil’s Workshop was nominated onto the longlist by libraries in Karviná and Třinec.

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/22. November 2014/ - News

Václav Havel, Jáchym Topol and Australia

Jáchym Topol was a guest of the Czech Consulate in Sydney for the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution.

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

Author Jan Němec is the second Czech to receive the EU prize for literature

In his acceptance speech he mentioned the anniversary of November 1989 and the memory of Václav Havel.

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/12. November 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Premio Ciampi for Petr Hruška

Publisher Valigie Rosse gave Petr Hruška the literary award to coincide with the release of the first Italian translation of his collected works.

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/11. November 2014/ - Awards, contests...

Petr Sís wins award from The New York Times for 'The Pilot and the Little Prince'

Sís’s latest book is one of the ten winners of the 2014 Best Illustrated Children’s Books Awards.

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/8. November 2014/ - News

This year’s European Literature Days included a discussion with Petra Hůlová

The 6th annual international meeting of authors and literary experts took place from 23—26.10 in Austria.

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/4. November 2014/ - News

Czech prose in Words Without Borders

The November issue of Words Without Borders, guest edited by translator Alex Zucker, is on contemporary Czech prose.

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/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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