OLGA STEHLÍKOVÁ (1977), works as a freelance writer, editor and critic with a focus on contemporary Czech literature. She studied Czech Philology and general linguistics at FFUK in Prague, and journalism at VOSP in Prague. She is an editor of Ravt on-line magazine (www.itvar.cz/ravt) and a works on literary programs in Czech Broadcasting and as book editor.  She has put together dozens of books of poetry and prose for various Czech publishing houses and her poetry has appeared in many Czech and foreign literary magazines.  Her debut book of poetry, Weeks (2014), won the Magnesia Litera Book Prize for poetry. Her second collection of short poems, Eggs (Couplets), was released in a unique arrangement in November 2017, along with a LP of the same name with Tomas Braun's music, written on selected couplets from this collection (https://vejce-dueta6.webnode.cz/). With the poet Milan Ohnisko, she wrote a collection of poems under the pseudonym Jaroslava Ovalská /Za lyrický subjekt, Druhé město 2018/. Her third book of poetry isVykřičník jak stožár /The Exclamation as a Pole, Perplex 2018, http://www.perplex.cz/knihy-vykricnik-jak-stozar.html/. The manuscripts of books for children Kluci netančej (Boys do not dance, Portal 2019) and the fairy tale Kařut a Řabach will be released in spring 2019. Her poems were translated into 7 languages.

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