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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.

News | 15. 6. 2016

2016 Authors’ Reading Month

The 17th annual literary festival will take place from 1st July to 4th August.

News | 2. 6. 2016

European Literature Night in Dublin included Martin Vopěnka’s ‘The Fifth Dimension’

The acclaimed Czech sci-fi novel was published in English in 2015.

Awards | 20. 5. 2016

2016 Jiří Orten Award and Czech Book Award winners announced

Sára Vybíralová won the Jiří Orten Award for Trigger, Markéta Baňková won the Czech Book Award for Triviality.

Awards | 3. 5. 2016

2016 Golden Ribbon Awards

The annual awards for children’s and young adult books were announced on 29 April.

Awards | 26. 4. 2016

Petr Král wins Jean Arp Prize for francophone literature

The Czech poet accepted the award on 21 April in Strasbourg.

News | 13. 4. 2016

Feature animated film based on Czech bestseller for children

The film adaptation of Oddsockeaters by Pavel Šrut will premiere in October.

Awards | 6. 4. 2016

Czech guide to Prague awarded special mention at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Illustrator Michaela Kukovičová and author Olga Černá received the special mention for This is Prague.

Awards | 5. 4. 2016

2016 Magnesia Litera winners announced

The two main awards go to Daniela Hodrová and Anna Bolavá.