The Franz Kafka Prize 2020 for Milan Kundera
The Franz Kafka Society is proud to announce that the 20th laureate of the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize is the Czech writer Milan Kundera.
The prestigious, international Franz Kafka Prize for Literature, founded by the Franz Kafka Society in Prague, has been won this year by the Czech writer, Milan Kundera, by decision of an international jury. Milan Kundera responded to the announcement of his winning the Franz Kafka Prize, by telephone from Paris, saying that he felt honoured and would joyfully accept the Prize, particularly because it is "Kafka's Prize", a "fellow writer" and a writer he holds dear above others.
The press release in English and French language below.