Lecture in language

Czech

Radka Denemarková (CZE)

writer, screenwriter and translator

„We live in a falsified history of the 20th and a tenth of the 21st century. As long as the knot is not untangled, we will not be free.“

 

A Czech writer, literary historian, screenwriter, translator of German works and dramaturgist. Radka Denemarková is the only Czech author to win the Magnesia Litera, a prestigious award for literature, four times in three categories (prose, journalism, translation) and to receive the Book of the Year Award. This February, her latest novel “Hodiny z olova” was released.

  She graduated from the Czech studies and German studies at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, where she later earned her Ph.D. She worked as a researcher at the Institute of Czech More…