was born in 1972 in Kolozsvár (Cluj Napoca), and moved to Hungary with her family in 1987. She is a writer, poet, and translator (her translations include works by William Shakespeare, James Joyce, Sylvia Plath, W. B. Yeats, John Updike, Stuart Parker, and Clive Wilmer). She has published many volumes of poetry and children’s books. She lives in Budaörs with her husband György Dragomán and their two sons.
Translator of the Year for Children’s Books 2012; Akademie der Künste Berlin—Junge Akademie Fellowship 2006; Vackor Award 2003; Attila József Award 2002; Tibor Déry Award 2000; Sándor Petőfi Award 1996
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