Petra
Soukupová

Petra Soukupová
  • prose writer and script writer
  • author of six books of fiction for adults, and three books for children
  • more than 130,000 copies of her books sold in the Czech Republic alone

Petra Soukupová´s books have been published in twelve languages (German, Italian, Russian, Slovenian, Polish, Bulgarian, Croatian, Hungarian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian and Albanian), rights have been sold to Vietnam and Syria.

Feature-film adaptation of her short story Na krátko / On Short Leash from the book Zmizet / To Dissapear was premiered in May 2018.

Petra Soukupová received the following awards for her books:

K moři / To the Seaside  — Jiří Orten Prize, shortlisted for Magnesia Litera Prize for Prose, Josef Škvorecký Prize (all 2008) • Zmizet / To Disappear  — Magnesia Litera Book of the Year, shortlisted for Josef Škvorecký Prize (both 2010) • Kdo zabil Snížka? / Who Killed Snowy? —  shortlisted for Golden Ribbon 2018 in two categories and for Magnesia Litera in Children's book category • Nejlepší pro všechny / Best for Everybody — shortlisted for Magnesia Litera for Prose 2018

Petra Soukupová also received two important domestic prizes for her film scripts.

Books