Hungary

Kinga TÓTH

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Kinga TÓTH (poet, translator, illustrator, songwriter, performer; Hungary) has published six poetry books, all self-illustrated. Her visual poetry has been exhibited widely; she is the lead singer of the experimental band Tóth Kína Hegyfalu and is working on the visual/sound/poetry projects X and [Moonlight Faces], for which she received the 2017 Hazai Attila award.  Ms. Tóth participates courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

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KRUSOVSZKY, Dénes

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Dénes KRUSOVSZKY (poet, translator; Hungary) is the editor of the literary quarterly Ex Symposion and of the JAK World Literature Series, featuring contemporary foreign fiction and poetry in Hungarian. He has published three volumes of poetry, Az összes nevem [All My names] (2006), Elromlani milyen [How It Feels To Go Wrong] (2009), and A felesleges part [Indeed Shore] (2011), for which he was awarded the József Attila Prize.

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Éva TÓTH

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TÓTH
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Éva
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Hungarian
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József TORNAI

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Hungarian
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Ferenc TEMESI

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TEMESI
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Ferenc
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Zsuzsa TAKÁCS

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Mihály SÜKÖSD

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Mihály
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Imre SZÁSZ

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Imre
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Magda SZABÓ

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Magda
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György SPIRÓ

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György
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