Born in 1986, Zuzana Kultánová studied Czech language and literature. After finishing her studies she worked as a project manager in marketing and wrote literary criticism for various literary magazines and journals. Currently she has two young children and works as a content specialist for a private university in Prague. For her debut Augustin Zimmermann she received the Jiří Orten literary prize for authors under 30 in 2016. In the following year she was nominated for the Magnesia Litera Dilia literary prize in the category “Discovery of the Year”.
Her second novel You Sing Like You’re Crying (Zpíváš jako bys plakala) was selected for the 2023 catalogue of recommended Czech literature presented by the Czech Literary Center at international book fairs.