Tag: Michala Benešová
Jacek Dukaj at two meetings in Prague [report]
Two meetings of Czech readers with Jacek Dukaj took place in Prague on Tuesday 20 September and Wednesday 21 September. The reason for this was the Czech translation of one of the author's most important novels, Lód (“Ice”). Both events met with great interest from the audience.
Literature Night in Prague. Meetings with Jacek Dukaj
On Tuesday and Wednesday, Jacek Dukaj is meeting with readers in Prague. His novel Lód (“Ice”) was translated into Czech by Michala Benešová and Michael Alexa. In April, the authors of the translation received the most prestigious literary award in the Czech Republic, the Magnesia Litera. Michala Benešova will also take part in the meetings.
Translation of “Lód” by Jacek Dukaj awarded the Magnesia Litera
Yesterday, the winners of the most prestigious Czech literary award, the Magnesia Litera, were announced. The laurel for literature in translation was awarded to Jacek Dukaj’s novel Lód ("Ice"). The translation by Michala Benešová and Michael Alexa was supported by the Book Institute as part of the ©POLAND Translation Programme.