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Program

Apr 25, 2006 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Jana Witthed: Castaways From the Crystal Country

April 25, 6:30 pm, Czech Center New York


Jana Witthed: Castaways From the Crystal Country


Reading by the author of the book Trosečníci křištálové země

April 25, 6:30 pm, Czech Center New York

 

Author is reading in Czech; translation is provided by Ewald Osers and Zdena Brodska


About the Book:

 

Poems from this book have received awards in an international competition in Stockholm amidst four thousand contributions from all over Europe.

When this book came out, it was declared by Czech radio to be among the best published in the last five years.

Published by Protis in Prague.

 

 

About the Author:

 

Born in Czechoslovakia, she grew up in Prague where she wrote her first literary works. In 1971 she was granted political asylum in Sweden. During the occupation and oppression of her native country she published in various exile media. At the same time, however, she also started publishing works in Swedish newspapers and journals.     She publishes articles, poetry, essays and novels in renowned Swedish media.

Jana took part in many public readings - in Czech as well as in Swedish. Her poems have been translated into Swedish, Norwegian and English.

 

More info about Jana Witthed

Venue:

321 East 73rd Street
NY 10021 New York
United States

Date

Apr 25, 2006 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Organizer:

České centrum


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