Poetry – This year’s priority for the Czech Literary Centre

After comics, the CLC will focus on another often overlooked area: poetry.

Czech Republic in Focus at 2021 Lakes Comics Festival

The Czech Literary Centre will present six comics artists at the Lakes festival.

Milan Kundera has donated his library and archive to the Moravian Library in Brno

Kundera's decision was welcomed by the Minister of Culture, Lubomír Zaorálek.

Czech Republic in Focus at 2021 Lakes Comics Festival

The Czech Literary Centre will present six comics artists at the Lakes festival.

New books in translation More>
Mendelssohn is on the Roof
Jiří Weil
Trans. Erika Abrams French
B. Proudew
Irena Dousková
Trans. Mirjana Naumovski Macedonian
Crows
Petra Dvořáková
Trans. Igor Stanojoski Macedonian
House No. 6
Nela Rywiková
Italian
Award-winning booksMore>
Jan Žižka: The Life and Times of the Hussite Warrior
Petr Čornej
 2020 Magnesia Litera – Book of the Year
Fox into a Lady
Jiří Kratochvil
 2020 Magnesia Litera – Prose
Night Reading
Ewald Murrer
 2020 Magnesia Litera – Poetry
I Wake Up in Shibuya
Anna Cima
 2019 Czech Book Award
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Czech Poetry in the British Journal Modern Poetry in Translation

The journal has published poems by ten Czech poets translated into English.

World Literature in Czechia – Czech Literature in the World

International Conference (Call for Papers)

Comics – this year’s priority of the Czech Literary Centre

The CLC supports Czech comics through artists’ residences, a digital programme, and events in the Czech Republic and abroad.

The Czech Literary Centre awarded scholarships to 16 writers

Scholarships should support Czech writers at a time when their residencies, author readings and participation in festivals have been cancelled.

The Czech Literary Centre has published five new brochures in two languages

The titles are intended mainly for foreign publishers and translators.

On the Paris Book Fair

An interview with Sára Vybíralová and Guillaume Basset

Czech literature in a nutshellMore>