István Vörös

Budapest, Hungary, 1964

István Vörös

István Vörös was born in 1964. Now he is a lecturer of the creative writing at the Catholic University PPKE.  He received Phd. degree in 1998. He is the author of 17 collections of poetry, 4 colections of short stories, 3 novels, and 3 books of essays. He published 30 plays in 2 books.  He translates mostly from Czech. His first German book (Die leere Grapefruit. Gedichte. Aus dem Ungarischen von Zsuzsanna Gahse, 2004) was published by Edition Korrespondenzen in Vienna. In 2008 he published a poerty book in German and in Czech, in 2009 a book of short stories in Bulgarian language, and a novel in 2016. He published a book of essays in Czech in 2017. He won the Crystal „Vilenica 2000” in Slovenia. He got in 2003 The József Attila Prize. He received The Hubert Burda Prize in Heidelberg in 2003, and The Premia Bohemica Prize in Prague in 2005. In 2006-2007 he received the DAAD Künstlerprograms fellowship in Berlin. He lives in Budapest.