Radka Denemarková

is a writer, literary scholar, translator and screenwriter. She is one of the most popular and awarded Czech authors, a four-time winner of the most important Czech literary award Magnesia Litera. Born on 14 March 1968 in Kutná Hora, she studied Czech and German at Charles University in Prague. She worked at the Institute of Czech Literature of the Czech Academy of Sciences and at the Prague Theatre on the Balustrade (Divadlo Na zábradlí); she has also taught creative writing at the Josef Škvorecký Literary Academy.