A special award for unpublished prose and poetry. The results are announced during the Literární Vysočina (Literary Vysočina) Festival in Chotěboř. In Czech only. O.S. LITERÁRNÍ VYSOČINA Horní 10 140 00 Praha 4
Literární a historická soutěž Daniel / Literature and History Writing Competition DANIEL
The competition was founded in 2004 and is dedicated to the Holocaust and its reflection, racial problems today, and the issue of coexistence of different ethnic groups in the Czech Republic. The purpose of competition is to attract young people to Holocaust issues, multiculturalism, xenophobia and to reflect on themselves and were able to create your own opinion on them.
Na Poříčí 1035/4, 110 00 Praha 1 Sámova 3 101 00 Praha 10
Literární soutěž Loterie života 2007 / Lottery of Life Literary Competition
Writing competition organized by Loterie života (Lottery of Life). The competition is intended for pupils of basic schools and students of grammar schools. Website in Czech only. AZT - umělecká agentura Zdeněk TULIS Mánesova 6 120 00 Praha 2
Výroční knižní Ceny Magnesia Litera / Magnesia Litera Book Awards
The aim of the annual Magnesia Litera Book Award is to find and promote the best books from the previous year. The award is presented by an independent body consisting of the following members: Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, Czech Centre of International P.E.N., Czech section of IBBY, Writers’ Guild, Translators‘ Guild, Czech Literary Fund Foundation, and Association of Czech Booksellers and Publishers.
Prizes are awarded in 9 categories at the evening ceremony in the Prague City Library. Czech Television broadcasts the ceremony live. Website in Czech and some information in English.
Občanské sdružení Litera Švédská 25 150 00 Praha 5
The Franz Kafka Society organizes a student literary competition, the Max Brod Prize awarded for the best essay with both the aim and idea of supporting and encouraging the young people to independent thinking, deeper reflection about actual complicated social and cultural phenomenon, as well as cultivation of ability of precise and sophisticated written expression of their own opinion. This aim should be accomplished by the choice of the themes the young people are about to think. There is also included a literary theme that should help the contestants to being oriented to reading and independent interpretation of literary works. The prize was named after Max Brod, the famous person of the Central European culture, the writer and thinker, a tireless organizer of cultural life in the Czech countries and Israel. Website in Czech, English and German.
Medaile Zdeňka Václava Tobolky / Medal of Zdeněk Václav Tobolka
The Association of Libraries of the Czech Republic and The Library Foundation awards the prize in two categories: to the library and person for the development of Czech libraries. Website in Czech only.
Sdružení knihoven (SDRUK) Prokešovo nám. 9 728 00 Ostrava
Soutěž s nakladatelstvím Mezera / Mezera Publishing House Writing Competition
The Mezera Publishing House organizes this annual writing competition. Every year on November 30, at least one winner will be selected whose text will be translated and illustrated. Exceptional works of young Czech and Slovak authors will be published in the new edition of the “Bez hranic (Without Borders)”. The publications will be published in three languages (Czech-Slovak/English) and distributed in the Czech Republic and abroad. There is entry deadline for submissions to the contest. Only in Czech.
Nakladatelství M E Z E R A, s.r.o. Za Poříčskou bránou 9 186 00 Praha 8
Ministerstvo kultury ČR / Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic
The ministry is the central body of the government administration of art, cultural education and cultural monuments. It is concerned with maters of churches and religious associations, matters of the press including the publishing of non-periodical press and other information publications, radio and television broadcasting (that are not otherwise established by specific acts). It is also concerned with the execution of copyright law, and production and commerce in the field of culture. Website in Czech and English. Milady Horákové 139, 160 41 Praha 6 (některá pracoviště) Maltézské náměstí 1 118 11 Praha 1