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10 Jan 2015 - 17 Jan 2015

Tomáš Míka @ Wales Literature Exchange in Aberystwyth

Wales Literature Exchange welcomed Czech poet and translator Tomáš Míka to Aberystwyth for a residency. During his residency, held between January 10th - 17th 2015, Tomáš Míka not only had the opportunity to translate the poetry of R.S.Thomas into Czech, but also discussed and met with experts, academics and journalists to further his understanding of the literature scene in Wales.

Tomáš Míka is an award-winning literary translator. Among the writers he has translated into Czech are the 17th century classics The Pilgrim's Progress and Grace Abounding by John Bunyan, James Hogg (Confessions of a Justified Sinner), Samuel Beckett (Watt), and Jack Black (You Can’t Win). His original work includes a book of poetry Nuceny vysek (Destruction of Animals) in Prague, in 2003. His book of short stories Und was published in September 2005 (Argo Publishers). His book of poetry Deník rychlého člověka (Journal of a Fast Man) was published in December 2007. He lives in Prague.

http://waleslitexchange.org/en/news/view/wales-literature-exchange-welcomes-tomash-mika-to-aberystwyth

 

Venue:
Aberystwyth
Date

From: 10 Jan 2015
To: 17 Jan 2015

Organizer:

Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event


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