Petr Borkovec
Poet and translator Petr Borkovec was born in 1970 in Louňovice pod Blaníkem. Since 1992 he has worked as an editor for the Christian review "Connections" and as the arts page editor for the newspaper "Lidové noviny". In 1996 he joined "Lidové noviny" publishing house. He has published five poetry collections: Spread into the Quiet; Hermitage, Oracle, Puppet Shop; Gallery; Between the Window, the Table, and the Bed; and Field Work. Petr Borkovec lives in Černošice near Prague.