Noémi Kiss (1974) is a writer and lecturer at the University of Miskolc, Hungary. In her works, she addresses topics that are still rarely talked about in public, including the social construction of gender, the unpleasant sides of motherhood, domestic violence or the stigma of barrenness. Kiss has published a novel, two collections of short stories, a fictional travelogue on Eastern Europe, and essays on photography and literature. She often attends international literature festivals. In 2009, she was a fellow at the Literarisches Colloquium in Berlin and in 2013-14, she was writer-in-residence in Zurich. Since 2018, she has been publishing articles regularly in the online edition of Die Zeit. Kiss currently resides in Budapest with her family.
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