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6 JUNE 2014. The Czech Centre London and the Arts Institute in Prague are glad to announce that Czech writer Patrik Linhart has been awarded the literary residency in Aberystwyth, Wales.

Patrik Linhart is a Czech writer, artist, translator and performer living in North Bohemia. He has published eleven books and his work has been published in Czech and foreign magazines (Czech magazines Host, Tvar, Analogon, Salon Práva, Weles, H_aluze, Protimluv, Babylón, Reflex, Psí víno, Pandora, Intelektuál, Pako; Polish magazines Bohema and Portret; the English language Internet Magazine Cafe Irreal etc.). Since 2009 he has contributed to the fortnightly Czech magazine Tvar where he has his own column “Haló, tady čistička“. He has also published translations of English language authors such as Arthur Machen, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert W. Chambers and William Hope Hodgson. (Should this be with the other magazines in the previous sentence or is it something different?

He also organises literary evenings and performances in the city of Teplice. As a co-author and actor he has participated in films and documentaries. His work was featured in a documentary called “Patrik Linhart – Běsové budou pokřikovat“  (“The Demons will be Shouting“) which is part of the Czech TV series Čtenářský deník (“Reader’s Diary“). In 2012 he was one of the characters in the Czech TV documentary Těžký život básníků (“The Difficult life of Poets“) from the Czech TV series Pološero (“Twilight“).

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