Béla
Markó

Béla Markó, poet, writer, editor and politician, was born in Kézdivásárhely (Târgu Secuiesc, Romania) in 1951. He has published numerous poetry volumes, essay collections, children's books, and Hungarian school textbooks; and been awarded many Hungarian literary prizes. He is a translator of Romanian poetry and drama. His poetry has been translated into French and Romanian. Poems by Markó have also appeared in English translation in anthologies and literary journals as well as in his own volume, Notes on a Happy Pear Tree (Pont Press, 1999, transl. Sylvia Csiffary).

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