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News | 28. 9. 2016

US feature ‘live-animation’ film of Hrabal’s Too Loud a Solitude seeks support

Actor Paul Giamatti will lend his voice to the novella’s main character Hanta.

News | 27. 9. 2016

The Czech Republic at the 2016 Frankfurt Book Fair

The focus of the Czech national stand this year is Václav Havel.

News | 15. 9. 2016

Feature film adaptation of Jiří Hájíček’s The Green Horse Rustlers

The film about frenzied illegal prospectors for the mineral moldavite premiered on 8th September.

News | 5. 9. 2016

English anthology of contemporary Czech speculative fiction released

The freely available e-book contains 10 stories by some of the best Czech sci-fi and fantasy authors.

Awards | 31. 8. 2016

Josef Škvorecký Award shortlist announced

The jury of the prestigious award will select the winner at the beginning of November.

News | 29. 8. 2016

Magdaléna Platzová and Tomáš Zmeškal at the Brooklyn Book Festival

The Czech authors will be speaking at events on 18th September.

Grants, scholarships... | 1. 8. 2016

Apply for the Prague City of Literature writer/translator in residence

Since receiving the title of UNESCO Creative City of Literature, Prague offers 6 residencies every year for authors and translators.

Contests, News | 1. 8. 2016

Winners of the 2016 Susanna Roth Award announced

More than 130 contestants from 12 countries entered the competition for beginner translators.

Grants, scholarships... | 21. 7. 2016

Results of the second round of 2016 translation grants from the Czech Ministry of Culture

The Ministry has allocated more than €38,000 for 23 translations of Czech literature.

Awards | 7. 7. 2016

Antonín Bajaja and Miloš Urban nominated for Russian award

The award for foreign language books is organised by the Mayakovsky Library in St Petersburg.