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Jaroslav Kalfař

Portrait of Czech-American writer Jaroslav Kalfar

Jaroslav Kalfař

Jaroslav Kalfař, born in the Czech Republic, immigrated to the United States at the age of fifteen. His debut novel, Spaceman of Bohemia, a finalist for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, has been translated into fifteen languages. Kalfař was a National Endowment for the Arts Fellow in 2018. His second novel, A Brief History of Living Forever, forthcoming in winter 2022. He lives in Brooklyn.

Articles by Jaroslav Kalfař

The Milky Way is pictured above Earth's atmospheric glow blanketing Earth's horizon
Photo by NASA, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Czech Enough
By Jaroslav Kalfař
Home is an ever-changing aspiration, not a truth or guarantee.