was born in 1962 in Pécs, Hungary. He has worked as art event organizer, journalist, grammar school teacher, and visiting lecturer at the University of Pécs, teaching poetry and translation. He has published four novels, as well as several books of short stories, poetry translations and essays.
European Union Prize for Literature 2012 for his novel Turkish Mirror (Török tükör, 2009), sold in ten languages.
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