About Mariana Housková

Mariana Housková lives in Prague. She teaches languages, poetry, and translation at Josef Skvorecky Literary Academy, and her doctoral research concentrates on Elizabeth Bishop at the Charles University, Prague. In 2004/05 she was a Fulbright scholar at Boston University. She translates poetry, essays, and short stories from English and Spanish, and she is the author of the first Czech translation of Elizabeth Bishop, which appeared in 2004.


Mariana Housková Has written the following articles:


The Art of Finding

Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments by Elizabeth Bishop, edited and annotated by Alice Quinn. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 367 pp., $30. As Reviewed By: Mariana Houskova Elizabeth Bishop is one of the most famous and beloved American poets, and the publication of her unpublished papers was just a […]

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