upoutavka 2020

Česká města
Zahraniční města

Olga Stehlíková

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"You open your eyes from blackness into the dark.

The night is the enemy, whose skin-folds your protracted index finger has cleaned many times."


OLGA STEHLÍKOVÁ works as a freelance writer, editor and critic with a focus on contemporary Czech literature. She has edited dozens of books of poetry and prose for various Czech publishing houses. Her debut book of poetry, Weeks (2014), won the Magnesia Litera Book Prize for poetry.  In 2017 she created  Vejce/Eggs, a collection of  Czech-English couplets with translator David Vichnar, published together with an LP of Tomáš Braun's  accompanying music. In 2018 she published the poetry collection Vykřičník jak stožár Exclamation as a Pole and, together with Milan Ohnisko, the poetry collection Za lyrický subjekt For a Lyrical Subject (under the pseudonym of Jaroslava Oválská). Two books for children are to be published in 2019.