Concord, Massachusetts

Two weeks of talks, readings, and discussions celebrating the written and the spoken word.

Jan Hokes

Events: Translating Thoreau: A Panel Discussion

Jan Hokeš is a freelance translator and English teacher who has translated Thoreau’s Excursions, The Maine Woods, and Civil Disobedience and Other Essays into Czech. At present, he is working on selecting extracts from Thoreau’s journals for translation, a project he created with the late Milan Macháček (1961–2017), a renowned Czech book editor; the volume will be published by Paseka in the winter of 2018.