The Czech Literary Centre will be led by Martin Krafl

The current head, Ondřej Buddeus, is leaving at his own request on 31 July 2019.

12 Czech comic-book artists present their work in Brussels and Amsterdam

A special edition of the Belgian comic-strip magazine Stripgids is just coming out, focusing on the Czech scene.

After its success in Leipzig, the Czech Republic will be a guest of honour at the Warsaw Book Fair in 2020

The Moravian Library wants to bring 20 Czech authors to the Warsaw Fair next year.

Professional Forum 2019

We cordially invite you to events organized by the Czech Literary Centre at Book World Prague 2019, which takes place at the Výstaviště exhibition grounds in Prague on 9–12 May 2019.

Successful Czech Literary Centre Summer and Autumn 2019 residency applications announced

Eleven residencies will be organised in Prague and Brno for translators and Czech studies specialists.

12 Czech comic-book artists present their work in Brussels and Amsterdam

A special edition of the Belgian comic-strip magazine Stripgids is just coming out, focusing on the Czech scene.

After its success in Leipzig, the Czech Republic will be a guest of honour at the Warsaw Book Fair in 2020

The Moravian Library wants to bring 20 Czech authors to the Warsaw Fair next year.

Professional Forum 2019

We cordially invite you to events organized by the Czech Literary Centre at Book World Prague 2019, which takes place at the Výstaviště exhibition grounds in Prague on 9–12 May 2019.

New books in translation More>
A History of Light
Jan Němec
Trans. Elena López Buixaderas Spanish
Bergfrit
Radek Fridrich
Trans. Erika Abrams French
Lumír the Beekeeper
Aneta Františka Holasová
Trans. Eurydice Antolin French
Award-winning booksMore>
I Wake Up in Shibuya
Anna Cima
 2019 Czech Book Award
Hours of Lead
Radka Denemarková
 2019 Magnesia Litera – Book of the Year
The Theory of Strangeness
Pavla Horáková
 2019 Magnesia Litera – Prose
Pernambuco
Ivan Wernisch
 2019 Magnesia Litera – Poetry
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New Czech Literary Centre brochures

New Czech Books: Spring 2019 and three other promotional brochures have been published.

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

Eight Czech poets are included in the anthology.

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

Typography & DesignMore>
Illustrators

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

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...

Czech typography

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

Graphic designers

František Muzika (1900–1974) Painter, graphic designer, illustrator, typographer, stage designer. A pupil of Vratislav Nechleba and Ja...

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