Gerevich (1976, Hungary) has published four books of poetry in his native Hungarian, his work has been translated into about two dozen languages. Andrew Fentham received the Stephen Spender Prize in 2017 for the translation of one of his poems. Gerevich has translated a number of English-speaking poets into Hungarian, including Seamus Heaney, Frank O’Hara and Charles Bernstein. He has taught courses in poetry at Vassar College, New York, and Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

Photograph © András Gerevich


Two Poems by András Gerevich

College Library Toilets Days pressed up against one another in catalogue like books on shelves, each cohort a spot of the foxing on grandad-whiff yellow paper. The stacks muffle whispering and amplify the silence. You lean on one elbow to read, relaxing after working out, flexing the spine of something. Every now and then your […]