Martin M. Šimečka

3. 11. 1957
essay, general fiction

Writer and journalist. His works of fiction, the novella Žabí rok (The Year
of the Frog, 1983) and the collection of short stories Džin (Genie, 1987) were translated into several languages. His articles, published by numerous papers and journals in Slovakia and abroad, mainly focus on the political and cultural situation in Slovakia. He was editor-in-chief of the Slovak weekly Domino fórum, the daily SME, and of the Czech weekly Respekt. His collection of essays, Medzi Slov
ákmi (Among Slovaks) came out in 2017. 

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