Attila
Bartis

Attila Bartis is a writer and photographer from Târgu Mureș (Marosvásárhely), Romania. Bartis has published three novels and three short story collections in his native Hungarian. His prize-winning novel Tranquility (Archipelago Books, 2008) in Imre Goldstein’s English translation was described by Brian Evenson as “reading like the bastard child of Thomas Bernhard and Elfriede Jelinek.”

Photograph © Árpád Kurucz for Magyar Kultúra

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Non-Fiction
God, White, Man by Attila Bartis

Seven years ago, as fate would have it, I arrived in Indonesia for the first time in my life, on Vesak. Vesak is the celebration of the birth, enlightenment, and departure from earthly existence—or Parinirvāna—of Gautama Buddha. Parinirvāna cannot really be called death, much like the crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension of Christ. From the perspective […]