Dalkey Archive Press
June 08, 2010
5.9 X 8.0 X 0.45 inches | 0.42 pounds
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About the Author
Patrik Ou?ednik was born in Prague, but immigrated to France in 1984 where he still lives. He is the author of eight books, including fiction, essays, and poems. He is also the Czech translator of novels, short stories, and plays from such writers as Francois Rabelais, Alfred Jarry, Raymond Queneau, Samuel Beckett, and Boris Vian. He has received a number of literary awards for his writing, including the Czech Literary Fund Award
Alex Zucker has translated Patocka's writings. He is an award-winning translator of Czech, and also works in editing and communications. From 2014 to 2016, he was co-chair of the Translation Committee at PEN America. He has translated Czech literature since 1987 and as August 2018, he has been a member of the Cedilla & Co. literary translators' collective.