Olga Stehlíková/Czech Republic, 1977
Olga Stehlíková (1977, Czech Republic) works as a freelance writer, editor, and critic focusing on contemporary Czech literature. She founded the Ravt on-line magazine, and she moderates literary programs in Czech Broadcasting and works as a book editor. Her poetry has been featured in many Czech and foreign literary magazines. Her debut book of poetry, Týdny (“Weeks”, 2014), won the Magnesia Litera Book Prize for poetry. Her second collection of short poems, Vejce/Eggs (“Couplets”, 2017), was released in a unique arrangement, along with an LP with music by Tomas Braun. Her third book of poetry is Vykřičník jak stožár (“Exclamation Mark High as a Pole”, 2018).