© Tomáš Benedikovič
Artist in Residence
Feb. 2018 - Mar. 2018
|Jana Beňová was born in Bratislava (Slovak Republic) in 1974. Her novel, Café Hyena (Plán|
odprevádzania) won the 2012 European Union Prize for Literature and as thus far it has been translated in to 12 languages including German, English, French, Italian, and Arabic. She is the author of three books of poetry and four novels.
The novels: Parker (2001), Café Hyena (Plán odprevádzania)(Seeing people off) (2008), Preč! Preč! (Away! Away!) (2012) and collection of newspaper columns, Jana Beňová—Dnes (Jana Beňová—Today) (2010). The most recent novel – Honeymoon - was published in 2015.
Beňová worked as a journalist and editor at the Theatre Institut.