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Miloš Doležal

poet, prose writer, editor, radio dramaturg Next

Miloš Doležal – poet, prose writer, editor, radio dramaturg. He graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Charles University in Prague. Since 1998 he is working as a literary editor and dramaturge of radio Český Rozhlas Praha – arts station Vltava. His poems and feuilletons were published in Polish literary periodicals (Topos, Almanach prowincjonalny, Gość Niedzielny, Tygodnik Powszechny etc.). His collection of poems “Gmina” was published by Czarne in 2004. His poems and short stories were translated to French, German, Polish, English, Greek, Croatian and Italian. He is the author of many radio documents about World War II era and communistic repression of the 50s, literary radio programs, portraits and travelogue cycles. He wrote a monograph about the Czech martyr of the communistic regime, the priest Josef Toufar entitled “Jako Bychom Dnes Zemřít Měli”, which won the prize of The Book of the year 2012 awarded by Lidové noviny and was then published in Italy (Itaca, 2015). He lives in Prague and in Vysočina.