Antonín Sova was a Czech poet and the director of Prague Municipal Library. In 1897 Sova was among the writers who established the first Czech official literary association, called Máj. His first published poetry collections were Realistické sloky, Květy intimních nálad, Z mého kraje, Soucit a vzdor, Zlomená duše
Jaroslav Seifert (Czech: [ˈjaroslaf ˈsajfr̩t] ( listen); 23 September 1901 – 10 January 1986) was a Nobel Prize winning Czech writer, poet and journalist. Born in Žižkov, a suburb of Prague in what was then part of Austria-Hungary, his first collection of poems was published in 1921. He was a member of the Communist Party, the editor of a number of communist newspapers and magazines – Rovnost, Srsatec, and Reflektor – and the employee of a communist publishing house.
Fiction writer and literary scholar Daniela Hodrová was born in Prague on 5 July After graduating from secondary school, she worked briefly as an assistant director and script consultant at the Jiří Wolker Theatre, then read Russian and Czech at Prague