Zsuzsa Takács is a poet, translator and university teacher living in Budapest. She was awarded the Kossuth Prize, the highest acknowledgment in the Hungarian cultural sphere. She has published numerous collections of poetry in Hungarian. Her last volume Vak Remény (‘Blind Hope’), which was published by Magvető Publishing House in 2018, featured her collected poetry, and her newest poems. Her poetry has appeared in English translation in The Hungarian Quarterly, Hungarian Literature Online, World Literature Today, Numero Cinq Magazine, and The Anthology of Living Hungarian Poetry (Maecenas, Budapest).