Alex Zucker

Alex Zucker is an award-winning translator of Czech literature. He also works in editing and communications, and currently serves as cochair of the PEN America Translation Committee

He has three translations out in 2016: Midway Upon the Journey of Our Life by Josef Jedlička (Karolinum Press), Love Letter in Cuneiform by Tomáš Zmeškal (Margellos World Republic of Letters at Yale University Press), and The Attempt by Magdaléna Platzová (Bellevue Literary Press).

His translation of Heda Margolius Kovály’s Innocence; or, Murder on Steep Street (2015, Soho Press) was