About Me

Dagmar Pegues is a graduate of Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2007 she was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to conduct dissertation research at Loyola University in New Orleans under the supervision of Dr. Barbara C. Ewell. In 2009 she completed her doctoral thesis entitled “Contemporary Revaluation of Southern Local Color Literature”. She is a co-recipient of a grant awarded by the Charles University Grant Agency for translation of selected American regionalist fiction into Czech that resulted in the publication of Cesta Amerikou: Antologie povídek regionálních spisovatelek (Accross America: An Anthology of Short Stories by Women Regionalists). Brno, Czech Republic: Host, 2011 (ISBN 978-80-7294-382-1).

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