Milan Děžinský


Festival Poet

Milan Děžinský (1974) is a Czech poet and translator, the author of seven collections of poetry. In 2018, he won the Magnesia Litera Award for poetry, the most prestigious annual literary award in the Czech Republic.  His latest book, A Secret Life was translated by Nathan Field and is, according to Claire Pollard, “full of surprises and traps, mined with philosophy, allusion, and existential dread.” Milan translates poems from English and lives in Roudnice nad Labem, where he is also engaged in politics.

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