Jakuba Katalpa’s book The Germans / Němci has been published in five languages: German, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Macedonian and Croatian.
The novella Is Soil to Be Eaten? / Je hlína k snědku? was shortlisted for Magnesia Litera in the Newcomer of the Year category (2007), the novel The Bitter Sea / Hořké moře for the Jiří Orten Prize (2009).
For the novel The Germans / Němci she received Czech Book Award (2013) and Josef Škvorecký Award (2013), and was shortlisted for Magnesia Litera in the prose category (2013).