Peter Macsovszky has won Slovakia’s most significant literary prize Anasoft Litera for his novel Tantalópolis, described by the jury as "a stylistically original, multilayered text which can be read as travelogue, self-referential prose, as well as a novel depicting the difficult quest for the spiritual at a time of the cult of the body”. more...
The literary prize Anasoft litera has announced the shortlist of ten finalists on March 15th 2016. From 191 books of prose fiction the jury selected the following titles (in alphabetical order): Balla: Veľká láska; Jana Beňová: HoneymOon; Irena Brežná: Nevďačná cudzinka; Dušan Dušek: Ponožky pred odletom; Zuska Kepplová: Reflux; Rút Lichnerová: Hostina; Peter Macsovszky: Tantalópolis; Jaro Rihák: Pentcho. Príbeh parníka; Vanda Rozenbergová: Slobodu bažantom; Peter Šulej: Spolu. more...
Peter Krištúfek will introduce a translation of his novel House of Deaf into Polish on October 23rd at 7.00 pm in De Revolutionibus. Books&Cafe in Cracow. Book was just released in Książkowe Klimaty publishing house in Olga Stawińska's translation. The meeting will be moderated by Patrik Oriešek. more...
Jury composed of literary theoreticians Zuzana Bariakova, Marta Souckova and Stanislav Vallo, translator Radoslav Passia and a Petr Minarik, a publisher from Czech Republic evaluated 191 books. On March 15, 2016, they announced the shortlist of 10 finalists. The winner will be announced after the second round in September 2016. The public can participate in online voting which would decide about the winner of the “Readers’ Anasoft litera prize 2016”.
Anasoft litera is a prestigious Slovak literary prize which is awarded annually to the best original Slovak work of fiction or translated work of fiction written by a Slovak author, published in the preceding year. In previous years it was gained by authors Pavel Vilikovský, Marek Vadas, Milan Zelinka, Alta Vášová, Stanislav Rakús, Monika Kompaníková, Balla, Víťo Staviarsky, again Pavel Vilikovský and Veronika Šikulová. The winner's fee amounting to 10,000 euros is granted by the exclusive partner and sponsor of the prize, the software company ANASOFT.
Balla: Veľká láska (Koloman Kertész Bagala)
Jana Beňová: HoneymOon (Marenčin PT)
Irena Brežná: Nevďačná cudzinka (Aspekt)
Dušan Dušek: Ponožky pred odletom (Vydavateľstvo SLOVART)
Zuska Kepplová: Reflux (Koloman Kertész Bagala)
Rút Lichnerová: Hostina (Marenčin PT)
Peter Macsovszky: Tantalópolis (Vydavateľstvo Drewo a srd / Vlna)
Jaro Rihák: Pentcho. Príbeh parníka (Marenčin PT / SANDBERG Film)
Vanda Rozenbergová: Slobodu bažantom (Vydavateľstvo SLOVART)
Peter Šulej: Spolu (Marenčin PT)