Czech Literary Centre summer and autumn 2019 residencies

The Czech Literary Centre, a section of the Moravian Library, in cooperation with the Czech Scout Foundation announces its summer and autumn 2019 residencies in Prague and Brno.

Call for applications for the “Writer of the City of Graz” scholarship

A year-long scholarship for writers with a basic knowledge of German.

Anthology of European Poetry

Poets from the Czech Republic included in the anthology are Jonáš Hájek, Ondřej Hanus, Štěpán Nosek and Kamil Bouška.

Announcement of the 2018 Muriel Award winners for the best comic book

Most awards were “scooped up” by Vojtěch Mašek.

Marek Šindelka’s successes in Belgium and the Netherlands

Únava materiálu (Material Fatigue, 2016) voted one of the top books in these countries in 2018

Call for applications for the “Writer of the City of Graz” scholarship

A year-long scholarship for writers with a basic knowledge of German.

Anthology of European Poetry

Poets from the Czech Republic included in the anthology are Jonáš Hájek, Ondřej Hanus, Štěpán Nosek and Kamil Bouška.

Announcement of the 2018 Muriel Award winners for the best comic book

Most awards were “scooped up” by Vojtěch Mašek.

New books in translation More>
So far So Good
Jan Novák, Jaromír 99
Trans. Mirko Kraetsch German
My Journey to Nowhere
Martin Vopěnka
Trans. Raija Hauck German
To the Interior
Vladimíra Valová
Trans. Christina Frankenberg German
Playful Science
Tereza Vostradovská
Trans. Jaromir Konecny German
Award-winning booksMore>
Hana
Alena Mornštajnová
 2018 Czech Book Award
Love in the Time of Global Climate Change
Josef Pánek
 2018 Magnesia Litera – Prose
Walking Around an Island
Milan Děžinský
 2018 Magnesia Litera – Poetry
A Sensitive Person
Jáchym Topol
 2017 State Award for Literature
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Czech writers published in a new English-language magazine

Apofenie magazine focuses on Czech literary output

Poems by Kamil Bouška widely published in english-language journals

The Czech poet has recently appeared in Gulf Coast and eight other literary magazines.

A new production inspired by Patrik Ouředník’s Europeana

Heiner Goebbels’s Everything that happened and would happen is based on the most translated post-1989 Czech book.

Four Czech books for children on the 2018 White Ravens list

The prestigious catalogue is published every year by the International Youth Library in Munich.

Czech comics authors in the UK

Tomáš Kučerovský and Toy_Box at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the British Library.

Typography & DesignMore>
Czech typography

Over the past two decades, the Czech Republic has witnessed an incredible boom in type design. While increased interest in typography c...

The Most Beautiful Books of the Year

About the competition Since the establishment of the Museum of Czech Literature (PNP), books as well as rare archive material have for...

International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno

History of the Brno Biennial Inaugurated in 1963, the International Biennial of Graphic Design in Brno is one of the oldest and most i...

Illustrators

Zdeněk Sklenář (1910–1986) Painter, graphic artist, typographer. His fine-art and illustrative work was radically influenced by a vis...

Czech literature in a nutshellMore>