Jonáš Hájek

Jonáš Hájek (born 1984 in Prague, Czech Republic) regularly publishes poems in poetry magazines and literary journals, including Lichtungen, Hebenon and Odra. He has brought out two poetry collections and received the Jiří Orten Prize in 2007 for his debut Sut. This is a prize awarded by the City of Prague and the publisher Mladá Fronta to excellent writers and poets under thirty. Jonáš Hájek is also a translator, and has translated Günter Eich’s post-war collection Abgelegene Gehöfte into Czech. As well as poetry, he is involved with music, having studied music in Prague; he plays cello and works as a musican.
Suť (Debris) (Fra 2007)
Vlastivěda (Homeland Study) (Fra 2010)