The Czech Mind Award, a prize presented by the Government of the Czech Republic for exceptional results in research, development and innovation, has been awarded to a literary translator, treasured colleague Martin Hilský. Prof. Hilský is a recipient of the Jungmann Prize, the Tom Stoppard Prize, the State Award for Translation, and the President’s Medal of Merit, as well as an Honorary Member of the British Empire for his lifelong achievement as translator, writer, and teacher. A translator of English and American literature and drama, and author of studies of modernist writing and essays on modern literature, Martin Hilský finally specialized in translating Shakespeare. […]
The Czech Literary Translators’ Guild (OP) celebrated International Translation Day at its annual award ceremony on 6 October by its Hall of Fame to Miroslav Jindra, a State Prize winner and a renowned translator from English. Fostering poetry translation, OP regularly grants the Hana Žantovská Scholarship, this time to the State Prize laureate Jiří Pelán translating selected baroque poetry to be published by Opus, a small publishing house praised by OP for its abiding devotion to quality literature and poetry in this year’s Cramerius Laudation. […]
The 2014 Czech State Prize for Translation to Jiří Pechar.
2014 Josef Jungmann Prize for Robert Svoboda, and other Czech translation awards
Call for application: Visegrad Literary Residency Programme Autumn 2014.
The 2013 Czech State Prize for Translation to Vratislav Jiljí Slezák.
The Czech translators’ prize goes to Anežka Charvátová.
The BabelMatrix project has entered a new phase.
Czech ‘Magnesia Litera’ translation prize goes to Věra Koubová.
Call for applications: Visegrad Literary Residency Program
2012 Josef Jungmann Prize awarded to Josef Rauvolf.
Czech State Prize for translation goes to Martin Hilský.
The Czech Josef Jungmann translation prize has been awarded to Petr Zavadil.
The Czech ‘Magnesia Litera’ translation prize goes to Radka Denemarková.