Online journal seeks Czech stories in English translation is an online journal for modern literature in translation.


underpass is issuing a special call for submissions from the Czech Republic. Underpass aims to provide English-speaking readers a window into new countries, neighbourhoods, cultures, perspectives and is especially interested in stories with a strong sense of place. The journal publishes short fiction and narrative nonfiction that has been translated into English from small or marginalised language groups.

To submit:

  • Send a Word document of the English language version.
  • Include a PDF document of the submission in the original language.
  • Include a short author bio and a translator bio in English.

All submission should be sent electronically to Detailed submissions guidelines can be found on the Underpass submissions page.

The journal will accept work that has been previously published in the original language or in English and all rights revert to authors upon publication.

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