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News | 2. 2. 2018

Michal Ajvaz in the USA

The Czech author will take part in events in Washington DC and Los Angeles.

News | 22. 1. 2018

Petr Nikl nominated for 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

The Czech author and illustrator is one of 235 candidates from 60 countries.

Awards | 20. 1. 2018

Jaroslav Rudiš to receive German Preis der Literaturhauser (Award of Literature Houses)

The prestigious literary award will be presented at the Leipzig Book Fair on 15 March.

Grants, scholarships... | 11. 1. 2018

Spring 2018 travel grants — results

The Czech Literary Centre, a section of the Moravian Library, has allocated more than 13,000 EUR for events taking place between 1.2.2018–14.5.2018.

News | 20. 12. 2017

World Literature Today’s notable translations of 2017 list includes two Czech novels

Petra Hůlová’s Three Plastic Rooms and Marek Šindelka’s Aberrant.

Awards | 6. 12. 2017

Jiří Theiner Award – Call for nominations

The prize is named after the man who for many years was editor-in-chief of the magazine Index on Censorship.

Grants, scholarships... | 4. 12. 2017

Successful Czech Literary Centre residency applications announced

Nine residencies will be organised in the first half of 2018.

Grants, scholarships... | 21. 11. 2017

Czech Literary Centre grants for authors travelling to literary events in spring 2018

The deadline for applications for events taking place between 1.2.2018–14.5.2018 is 31.12.2017.

Awards | 20. 10. 2017

Jáchym Topol receives State Award for Literature

Topol received the the Czech Republic’s highest literary honour for his latest novel, A Sensitive Person, and his body of work.

Grants, scholarships... | 26. 9. 2017

Czech Literary Centre spring 2018 residencies

The Czech Literary Centre, a section of the Moravian Library, announces its spring 2018 (March–June) residencies in Prague and Brno.