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.

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.

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.

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.

New books in translation More>
Aviaries
Zuzana Brabcová
Trans. Tereza Novická English
The Hero from Madrid
Markéta Pilátová
Trans. Sophia Marzolff German
Concrete
Iva Pekárková
Trans. Martina Lisa German
So far So Good
Jan Novák, Jaromír 99
Trans. Mirko Kraetsch German
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
NewsMore>
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

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.

Typography & DesignMore>
Graphic designers

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

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...

Czech literature in a nutshellMore>