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.
Endre Kukorelly, born in 1951 in Budapest. Holds MA in history. Lecturer of creative writing at the Hungarian College for Visual Arts. Worked as editor of Magyar Narancs (politival and cultural weekly). Published nine collections of poetry and six novels.
Born in Debrecen in 1982. Hungarian poet, critic and translator, currently lives in Budapest. He has six books published in different genres from poetry through children poetry and essays to short stories. His poems were translated to English, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Polish, Swedish, Romanian among others, and the German translation of Elromlani milyen (Wie Schön das Kaputtgehen ist) came out in 2011 at Merz und Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany. Krusovszky is also the editor of the JAK World Literature Series (a book series of contemporary foreign fiction and poetry in Hungarian, introducing both young foreign authors and young Hungarian literary translators).
His participation at Days of Poetry and Wine was supported by the Szépírók Társasága organisation.