Jana Cviková

    is a Slovak editor, writer, journalist and translator from the German, and co-founder of the feminist cultural magazine Aspekt as well as its publishing and educational arm. She is based in Bratislava. Since the early 1990s she has been in charge of Aspekt book publishing, jointly with Jana Juráňová. They have edited and published several books, including Feminizmy pre začiatočníčky. Aspekty zrodu rodového diskurzu na Slovensku (Feminism for Beginners. Aspects of the early gender discourse in Slovakia, 2009). Jana Cviková has written extensively on gender issues, culture and literature. Currently she also works at the Institute of World Literature of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava.
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