Czech writer Jaroslav Rudiš awarded Usedom prize

Czech writer Jaroslav Rudiš has been awarded the Usedom literary prize for his contribution to European dialogue. He becomes the fourth winner of the prize, named after the Baltic island divided between Germany and Poland, and the second Czech to be awarded it. The jury in particular picked out Rudiš’ graphic novel Alois Nebel, which later was made into an award winner film. The prize money comes to 5000 euros together with a month’s free stay on the island.