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Awards | 20. 6. 2017

Petra Hůlová’s ‘Three Plastic Rooms’ receives PEN Translates award

Alex Zucker’s English translation of Hůlová’s fourth novel will be published in November.

News | 7. 6. 2017

Online journal seeks Czech stories in English translation

Underpass.co is an online journal for modern literature in translation.

Grants, scholarships... | 6. 6. 2017

New grants for publishing Czech literature abroad

The Czech Ministry of Culture now offers grants for copyright costs, printing, design, promotion and excerpt translations.

Awards | 6. 6. 2017

Tomáš Halík nominated for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award

The award honours the best books from US independent publishers.

Awards | 5. 6. 2017

Tom Stoppard Prize for Sylvie Richterová

The annual prize was first awarded in 1983 and is given to Czech authors for an essay of special significance.

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.