Kepa Uharte

Translator from Czech, writer and activist in the fight against the sexual abuse of children in Spain. He graduated in Arabic and Slavonic studies from the University of Barcelona. From 1999–2001 he established and headed the university journal BOCTOK-L’EST, focusing on Slavonic cultures. His Czech prose translations include works by Ivan Klíma (Love and Garbage, 2003), Miloš Urban (The Seven Churches, 2005), Patrik Ouředník (The Opportune Moment, 1855, 2006), Arnošt Lustig (Beautiful Green Eyes, 2006), Jachým Topol (Nightwork, 2006), Ladislav Fuks (The Cremator, 2006), Michal Viewegh (Dodgeball, 2010), Markéta Pilátová (The Yellow Eyes That Lead Me Home, 2012), Bohumil Hrabal (The Gentle Barbarian, 2014), Ota Pavel (The Death of the Beautiful Deer, 2015), Petr Šabach (Shit Burns, 2016) and David Zábranský (Štern’s Attempt to Love, 2018). He translates into Spanish and Catalonian and lives in Barcelona.
In 2010 the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs awarded him for promoting the good name of the Czech Republic in Spain.

Email
kepauharte@seznam.cz
Language
Spanish
El micelio
The Mushroom Gatherer
Viktorie Hanišová
Dame la pasta
Gimme the Money
Iva Pekárková
Lenin, varanos, chicas, hormigón
Lenin, Komodo Dragons, Girls, Concrete
Radim Kopáč (ed.)
Documento de identidad
Identity Card
Petr Šabach
El intento de amar de Štern
Stern’s Attempt to Love
David Zábranský
Tsunami Blues
Markéta Pilátová
La mierda arde
Shit Burns
Petr Šabach
Por el país del frío
The Devil's Workshop
Jáchym Topol
Mis ojos te llevarán a casa
The Yellow Eyes Will Lead You Home
Markéta Pilátová
Fuera de juego
Dodgeball
Michal Viewegh
Lord Mord
Miloš Urban
El mago del aqua
The Water Wizard
Miloš Urban
De padres e hijos
Of Kids & Parents
Emil Hakl
Gárgaras con alquitrán
Gargling with Tar
Jáchym Topol
Amor y basura
Love And Garbage
Ivan Klíma
Misiones nocturnas
Nightwork
Jáchym Topol
La lengua de Santini
Santini’s Language
Miloš Urban
Instante propicio, 1855
The Opportune Moment, 1855
Patrik Ouředník
La sombra de la catedral
The Shadow of the Cathedral
Miloš Urban
Las sieta iglesias
The Seven Churches
Miloš Urban
Europeana: Una breve historia del siglo XX
Europeana. A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
Patrik Ouředník

Title Author Year Publisher Awards
El micelio (The Mushroom Gatherer) Viktorie Hanišová 2019 L'Art de la Memòria Edicions
Dame la pasta (Gimme the Money) Iva Pekárková 2019 Huso
Lenin, varanos, chicas, hormigón (Lenin, Komodo Dragons, Girls, Concrete) Radim Kopáč (ed.) 2018 Huso editorial
Documento de identidad (Identity Card) Petr Šabach 2018 Huso editorial
El intento de amar de Štern (Stern’s Attempt to Love) David Zábranský 2017 Huso editorial
Tsunami Blues Markéta Pilátová 2017 Baile del Sol
La mierda arde (Shit Burns) Petr Šabach 2016 Huso editorial
Por el país del frío (The Devil's Workshop) Jáchym Topol 2013 Lengua de Trapo
Mis ojos te llevarán a casa (The Yellow Eyes Will Lead You Home) Markéta Pilátová 2012 Baile del Sol
Fuera de juego (Dodgeball) Michal Viewegh 2010 Maeva
Lord Mord Miloš Urban 2009 Ediciones B
El mago del aqua (The Water Wizard) Miloš Urban 2008 El Anden
De padres e hijos (Of Kids & Parents) Emil Hakl 2008 Melusina
Gárgaras con alquitrán (Gargling with Tar) Jáchym Topol 2008 Lengua De Trapo
Amor y basura (Love And Garbage) Ivan Klíma 2007 Acantilado
Misiones nocturnas (Nightwork) Jáchym Topol 2007 Lengua de Trapo
La lengua de Santini (Santini’s Language) Miloš Urban 2007 El Anden
Instante propicio, 1855 (The Opportune Moment, 1855 ) Patrik Ouředník 2007 Melusina
La sombra de la catedral (The Shadow of the Cathedral) Miloš Urban 2005 Ediciones B
Las sieta iglesias (The Seven Churches) Miloš Urban 2005 Ediciones B
Europeana: Una breve historia del siglo XX (Europeana. A Brief History of the Twentieth Century) Patrik Ouředník 2005 Tropismos