Miloš Urban (born on 1967) is a Czech novelist and horror writer. He is famous for “Sedmikosteli” (The Seven Churches), a dark thriller about Kvetoslav Svach and how he is linked to murders in seven cathedrals in Prague that came out in 1999. It has been acclaimed as a masterpiece of modern gothic, Urban was praised as “the black knight of Czech literature”, the book has been translated into German, Dutch, Hungarian, Russian and Spanish so far. “Hastrman” came out in 2001. It won the prestigious Magnesia Litera Award, and has been translated to Hungarian. A film is going to be made of the novel by the Czech TV. It is a controversial, non-compromising story combining motives from Czech myths and folktales and the problematic issue of ecology.