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Anna Bolavá

Anna Bolavá (1981, real name Bohumila Adamová) was born and grew up in the southern Czech Republic. After graduating from Czech philology at Charles University in Prague worked in the Institute for Czech language, Czech Academy of science, later worked as a book editor and proof-reader.

Poetry collection Black year (Černý rok) was published in 2013. Her debut novel Into Darkness (Do tmy, 2015) won the prestigious Magnesia Litera prize in 2016. The following novel To the Bottom (Ke dnu, 2017) was nominated for the same prize. 

The author has a husband and three children, and works as a consultant for stoma patients. She lives in Prague.  

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