This month we present writing by six Hungarian women writers. Informed by multiple linguistic and international traditions, and blending interdisciplinary artistic and critical expertise, these writers rank among the most acclaimed in Hungary today. Zsófia Bán gets under the skin of a Nobel laureate’s discovery. Réka Mán-Várhegyi heads to the pitch with a woman who finds herself mysteriously turned into Lionel Messi. Kinga Tóth interrogates illness through imagery. Zsuzsa Selyem channels the despair of a homeless prostitute ravaged by time and alcohol. Edina Szvoren eavesdrops on a strained mother-daughter encounter. And Krisztina Tóth plants the seeds of a classic cross-cultural (and cross-culinary) miscommunication. We thank our guest editors, Ágnes Orzóy and Erika Mihálycsa.