News | 13. 1. 2021
After comics, the CLC will focus on another often overlooked area: poetry.
Awards,News | 12. 11. 2020
David Böhm’s book has won several literary awards.
Awards,News | 10. 11. 2020
Premia Bohemica is a literary award handed out since 1993.
News | 5. 10. 2020
The Czech Literary Centre will present six comics artists at the Lakes festival.
News | 30. 7. 2020
Kundera’s decision was welcomed by the Minister of Culture, Lubomír Zaorálek.
News | 28. 7. 2020
The journal has published poems by ten Czech poets translated into English.
News | 18. 6. 2020
International Conference (Call for Papers)
News | 16. 6. 2020
The CLC supports Czech comics through artists’ residences, a digital programme, and events in the Czech Republic and abroad.
Grants, scholarships...,News | 1. 6. 2020
Scholarships should support Czech writers at a time when their residencies, author readings and participation in festivals have been cancelled.
News | 11. 5. 2020
The titles are intended mainly for foreign publishers and translators.
News | 3. 3. 2020
The book fair in Paris has been called off due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
News | 28. 2. 2020
The Czech writer appeared in Malaga, Seville, Madrid and Barcelona.
News | 29. 10. 2019
New Czech books in the autumn edition and Czech comics since 2000
Awards,News | 27. 9. 2019
The panel praised the continuity, readability and outreach of his philosophical work.
Grants, scholarships...,News | 24. 9. 2019
The Czech Literary Centre, a section of the Moravian Library, is launching a collaboration with the festival in Kendal.
News | 25. 6. 2019
On the occasion of the Book World and Knihex festivals, the Czech Literary Centre organized two tours for 20 foreign publishers.
News | 14. 6. 2019
The current head, Ondřej Buddeus, is leaving at his own request on 31 July 2019.
Invitation,News | 7. 6. 2019
A special edition of the Belgian comic-strip magazine Stripgids is just coming out, focusing on the Czech scene.
News | 28. 5. 2019
The Moravian Library wants to bring 20 Czech authors to the Warsaw Fair next year.
News | 1. 4. 2019
New Czech Books: Spring 2019 and three other promotional brochures have been published.
News | 2. 2. 2019
Eight Czech poets are included in the anthology.
Awards,News | 31. 1. 2019
Most awards were “scooped up” by Vojtěch Mašek.
News | 18. 1. 2019
Únava materiálu (Material Fatigue, 2016) voted one of the top books in these countries in 2018
News | 4. 12. 2018
Apofenie magazine focuses on Czech literary output
News | 20. 11. 2018
Foreign rights catalogue 2018
News | 12. 11. 2018
The Czech poet has recently appeared in Gulf Coast and eight other literary magazines.
News | 2. 11. 2018
Heiner Goebbels’s Everything that happened and would happen is based on the most translated post-1989 Czech book.
News | 12. 10. 2018
Tomáš Kučerovský and Toy_Box at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the British Library.
News | 7. 9. 2018
On 13th September, there will be a reading from the German translation of Bellová’s novel Jezero (The Lake) with the support of the Czech Literary Centre.
News | 28. 3. 2018
The Czech writer will take part in the PEN World Voices festival on 20 April.
News | 26. 3. 2018
The festival brings together some of the finest literary and avant-garde poets of this generation.
News | 2. 2. 2018
The Czech author will take part in events in Washington DC and Los Angeles.
News | 22. 1. 2018
The Czech author and illustrator is one of 235 candidates from 60 countries.
News | 20. 12. 2017
Petra Hůlová’s Three Plastic Rooms and Marek Šindelka’s Aberrant.
News | 11. 7. 2017
The story by Šrámková is part of the Aarhus 39 anthology.
News | 7. 6. 2017
Underpass.co is an online journal for modern literature in translation.
News | 5. 4. 2017
The residencies are for foreign writers, translators, critics and literary scholars.
News | 29. 3. 2017
Minister of Culture, Daniel Herman, signed the agreement confirming the Czech Republic as the guest of honour.
Awards,News | 23. 3. 2017
The award aims to put the spotlight on European contemporary fiction.
News | 23. 3. 2017
The English-German publication features 40 Czech books from 2016.
Awards,News | 22. 3. 2017
The prestigious Czech literary award has announced its nominations for 2017.
News | 3. 2. 2017
The German premiere of Nationalstrasse took place on 29th January at the Bremen Municipal Theatre.
Awards,News | 1. 2. 2017
The annual awards are for Czech authors and illustrators of children’s books.
News | 9. 1. 2017
Diplomat, translator and journalist, Petr Janyška, was chosen as the director of the České literární centrum (Czech Literary Centre).
News | 5. 1. 2017
Short stories featured in the book receive international media coverage and are included in a number of readings in the US and Europe.
Awards,News | 7. 12. 2016
Brabcová’s last novel was published posthumously to widespread critical acclaim.
News | 10. 11. 2016
The selection of 53 titles released in 2015/2016 is available for free in English.
News | 24. 10. 2016
An English translation of Ladislav Fuks’, The Cremator, has just been published as a new addition to the series.
News | 28. 9. 2016
Actor Paul Giamatti will lend his voice to the novella’s main character Hanta.
News | 27. 9. 2016
The focus of the Czech national stand this year is Václav Havel.
News | 15. 9. 2016
The film about frenzied illegal prospectors for the mineral moldavite premiered on 8th September.
News | 5. 9. 2016
The freely available e-book contains 10 stories by some of the best Czech sci-fi and fantasy authors.
News | 29. 8. 2016
The Czech authors will be speaking at events on 18th September.
Contests,News | 1. 8. 2016
More than 130 contestants from 12 countries entered the competition for beginner translators.
News | 15. 6. 2016
The 17th annual literary festival will take place from 1st July to 4th August.
News | 2. 6. 2016
The acclaimed Czech sci-fi novel was published in English in 2015.
News | 13. 4. 2016
The film adaptation of Oddsockeaters by Pavel Šrut will premiere in October.
News | 31. 3. 2016
The list of Europe’s best novels by independent UK publishers was compiled by Dedalus Books.
Invitation,News | 15. 3. 2016
Authors Jaroslav Rudiš, Petr Stančík, Milena Slavická, Jiří Dvořák and Jiří Padevět will present their latest books.
News | 8. 3. 2016
The newspaper has published an excerpt from her latest novel, A Contribution to the History of Joy, translated by Julia and Peter Sherwood.
News | 12. 2. 2016
This will be the first time since 1995.
News | 12. 1. 2016
In 2015, the literary agency closed 30 translation rights deals with publishers around the world.
News | 11. 1. 2016
In the four years since it was established, the award has helped publish ten translations in five languages.
News | 26. 10. 2015
The journals also have new websites.
News | 15. 10. 2015
The deadline for grant applications is on 15 November 2015.
News | 13. 10. 2015
Extracts from novels by Jáchym Topol and Hana Andronikova featured in the Central European Issue of the online journal.
Invitation,News | 12. 10. 2015
Marie Iljašenko, Pavel Maurer and Viktor Faktor from the Czech Republic will take part in the festival which begins on 15th October.
News | 7. 10. 2015
This year, the Czech stand at the international fair will be organised by the Moravian Library in Brno.
Audio,News | 21. 9. 2015
Eleven of Krchovský’s poems are available in a number of languages on the German website, including German, French and Polish.
News | 11. 8. 2015
The first will be a selection of poetry by Nobel Prize winning Czech poet Jaroslav Seifert.
News | 15. 7. 2015
Three poems translated by Jacob A. Bennett appear in the July issue of the online journal.
News | 12. 7. 2015
To Breathe With Birds was published this year by University of Pennsylvania Press and translated by Evan W. Mellander.
News | 15. 6. 2015
Czech authors Kateřina Rudčenková and Martin Reiner took part in the eighth annual festival in Vienna.
News | 20. 5. 2015
The first to be published is Čapek’s The Absolute at Large.
News | 3. 5. 2015
Kateřina Tučková, Jan Němec and Xavier Baumaxa will be featured at the events.
News | 9. 2. 2015
New Czech Fiction is being published in English and German for the fourth time.
News | 4. 11. 2014
The November issue of Words Without Borders, guest edited by translator Alex Zucker, is on contemporary Czech prose.
News | 3. 8. 2014
Established in 2013, the Agosto Foundation offers residency programmes near Tábor.
News | 24. 7. 2014
Translators, academics and friends of Czech literature met in the Czech Republic from 16-21.7.