Tereza Horvathova

Tereza Horváthová

Prague, 1973

Tereza Horváthová is a publisher, editor, translator, writer, and organizer. She graduated from the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, with a degree in French language and literature. In 2000, she and her husband Juraj Horváth founded Baobab, a publishing house for children's books. In 2011, she conceived and organized the first edition of the Tabook festival, an international event for small quality publishers. Beyond her publishing work, she writes children’s books, prose, and poetry, occasionally translates, and writes screenplays. She initiates nonprofit cultural events and engages in mild political-cultural activism. For her book Modrý tygr (The Blue Tiger), she received the Golden Ribbon award for 2005. The book was adapted into a film of the same name, directed by Petr Oukropec. She lives in Tábor, where she and her husband are raising eight children.