Jiří Hájíček (born 11 September 1967 in České Budějovice) is a contemporary South Bohemian Czech writer. He started writing poetry in the 1980s in a youth poetry programme hosted by Mirek Kovářík. He won the 2006 Magnesia Litera prize for prose with his novel Selský baroko. In the European Society of Authors’ 2013 Finnegan’s List, Jaroslav Rudiš selected Hájíček’s 2012 novel Rybí krev (Fish Blood) to be more widely translated into European languages. Rybí krev also won the Magnesia Litera Book of the Year for 2013. In 2016, his novel Zloději zelených koní was adapted into a film by Dan Wlodarczyk.