Kamil Bouška’s poems, translated from Czech into English by Ondřej Pazdírek, have been published in a number of literary magazines. Most recently, three of Bouška’s poems were featured in the Summer / Fall 2018 issue of Gulf Coast, a Houston-based journal of literature and fine arts. Read the poems here.
Kamil Bouška (b. 1979) is a Czech poet. His most recent collection of poetry is Hemisféry (Hemispheres, 2015). His first solo collection, Oheň po slavnosti (A Fire After a Party, 2011), received two nominations for the Magnesia Litera Award, in the Poetry and Discovery of the Year categories.
Ondřej Pazdírek (b. 1990) is a Czech-American writer and translator. He is the winner of the 2017 Beacon Street Prize in poetry from Redivider. His work has been nominated for the Bettering American Poetry and Pushcart Prize anthologies. His poems have appeared in Poet Lore, Western Humanities Review, Columbia Poetry Review, Southern Humanities Review, and PANK, among others. He lives in Iowa City.