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Edina Szvoren

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Edina Szvoren

Edina Szvoren, born in Budapest in 1974, graduated from the Liszt Music Academy in 1998. She has received a wide range of awards for her works published since 2005, including the Attila József Award (2014), the EU Prize for Literature (2015), and the Libri Award for Literature (2019)....

Her short story collections Pertu (On Intimate Terms) and Nincs, és ne is legyen (There Is None, Nor Let There Be) have translated into more than ten languages. Further books from the author in Hungarian include Az ország legjobb hóhéra [The Best Headsman in the Land], Verseim [My Poems, 2018], and Mondatok a csodálkozásról [Sentences on Wondering, 2021].

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Articles by Edina Szvoren

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