ZUZANA VÁLKOVÁ

Prague-based writer specialising in interviews and 

communication of research in the area of social sciences and humanities. Editor of Small Talk magazine focusing on feature interviews with leading Czech and foreign scientists. Currently editor at Seznam Médium (to be launched in Nov. 2022) and co-author of anthropology podcast (ditto).

As a journalist I have cooperated with several Czech national dailies (Hospodářské noviny, Deník N, Seznam ZprávyOrientace Lidových novin, Deník Referendum) as well as magazines (Respekt, FinMag, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue CS, Marianne, Heroine). Former columnist for Český rozhlas Plus (Czech public radio station).

In my mind, I'm on friendly terms with Dorothy Parker, Fran Lebowitz, Gloria Steinem or Nora Ephron. In real life, I like to befriend people who are kind and brilliant, in one way or another.

Oh, and don't get me started on the Atlantic or New Yorker magazines. #fan

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SELECTED INTERVIEWS

History. Economics. Current affairs. Religious studies. Anthropology. Linguistics. Sociology. Cybernetics. Philosophy. Literature. I wander the world of arts and science and use the privilege to share expertise and kindness of those who know and do.

 
 
 

KATHARINA ZELLWEGER ON HUMANITARIAN CRISES IN NORTH KOREA #POLICY

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SELECTED FEATURES

"Go find out what's happening out there" is by far the most exciting and demanding task I've undertaken. Reporting doesn't mean a writer comes back with the "true story". There's no such thing as one true story. He or she should, however, come up with a relevant one.