Awarded to an author of a work of prose or poetry in Czech. At the time of the work's completion, the author may not be older than 30. The work should have been published in book form or a major part of it published in a periodical in the 12 months before the closing date of the competition.
Selected winning books
Augustin Zimmermann
Zuzana Kultánová
 2017 Jiří Orten Award
Trigger
Sára Vybíralová
 2016 Jiří Orten Award
Peardóttir
Jana Šrámková
 2009 Jiří Orten Award
To the Seaside
Petra Soukupová
 2008 Jiří Orten Award
Three Plastic Rooms
Petra Hůlová
 2007 Jiří Orten Award
Strychnine and Other Poems
Marek Šindelka
 2006 Jiří Orten Award
Crow Songs
Radek Malý
 2003 Jiří Orten Award
The Sky Under Berlin
Jaroslav Rudiš
 2002 Jiří Orten Award
Drinking the Vinegar
Martin Langer
 2002 Jiří Orten Award
Mr. Twardowski
Bogdan Trojak
 1998 Jiří Orten Award
Gallery
Petr Borkovec
 1995 Jiří Orten Award
Lost Inferno
Jaromír Typlt
 1994 Jiří Orten Award
Bliss was it in Bohemia
Michal Viewegh
 1993 Jiří Orten Award
Manoeuvres
Jaroslav Pížl
 1992 Jiří Orten Award
Indian Run
Tereza Boučková
 1990 Jiří Orten Award
Medorek
Petr Placák
 1989 Jiří Orten Award
Chip off the Old Block
Zuzana Brabcová
 1987 Jiří Orten Award