Magnesia Litera nominations announced

The prestigious Czech literary award has revealed its nominations for 2016.


Snímek obrazovky pořízený 2016-03-01 14:46:09

In each category, there are three finalists, with the sole exception of the prose category featuring six finalists. Below are the nominees for prose, poetry and book for children and youth. The complete list of nominees can be found on the Magensia Litera website. The winners will be announced on 5 April at the National Theatre New Scene in Prague. The ceremony will be broadcast live by Czech Television.



  • Jiří Dynka: Kavárny (Archa)
  • Irena Šťastná: Žvýkání jader (Srdeční výdej)
  • Ladislav Zedník: Město jeden kámen (Dauphin)


Book for children and youth: