Czech Jaroslav Rudiš to receive prestigious German literary prize

Czech writer Jaroslav Rudiš is set to receive the prestigious German literary award Preis der Literaturhäuser. The organizers highlighted Rudiš’s ability to work with different literary genres.

The 45-year old writer, who lives both in the Czech Republic and Germany, will pick up the award, which comes with a cheque for 15,000 euros, in March at the Leipzig Book Fair.