Hana Sklenkova translated Martin Vopenka’s novel The Fifth Dimension from its native Czech into English.
Hana has a Creative Writing MA (Distinction) from Plymouth University. An excerpt from her first novel appeared in the Czech Issue of The Edinburgh Review in 2010. In the same year she received a Playwright Development Bursary from the Theatre Royal Plymouth. She was a finalist in the Aesthetica Creative Works Competition and her play was featured at the Hidden City Festival. More recently, her novella was awarded first prize in The New Writer Prose and Poetry Prizes and was published in the magazine’s special annual edition, The Collection in 2011. She lives in Plymouth, working as an enhanced enabler at Plymouth University, and works with Devon and Cornwall Refugee Support.