Olga Stehlíková

  • Czech Republic

Olga Stehlíková works as a freelance writer, editor and critic with a focus on contemporary Czech literature. She has put together dozens of books of poetry and prose for various Czech publishing houses. Her debut book of poetry, Weeks (2014), won the Magnesia Litera Book Prize for poetry. Together with the musician Tomáš Braun and the translator David Vichnar, they created a Czech-English book Vejce/Eggs, published with LP record (Tomáš Braun’s  Eggs music). In 2018 she published the poetry collection Vykřičník jak stožár/Exclamation as a Pole and, together with Milan Ohnisko, poetry collection Za lyrický subjekt/For a Lyrical Subject (pseudonym Jaroslava Oválská). She has also written two books for children which are to be published soon.