Category: In Focus

In Focus
The Cat by Petr Hruška

A poetry of unrest and hidden dangers in everyday life, which confronts readers with a world seemingly familiar, and yet surprising in its reality.

In Focus
Wanted! by Vilmos Kondor

Bestselling Hungarian crime novelist Vilmos Kondor investigates the illusive Eastern European noir and its impossibility under socialist dictatorship.

In Focus
Advice to a Young Poem by Oksana Maksymchuk

In this advice to a young poem, the speaker praises the resilience and healing qualities of mysterious, elusive, and almost shapeless poetry.

Fiction
Once More by György Ferdinandy

Hungarian writer György Ferdinandy, who fled Hungary after 1956, reflects on a love story in this short essay translated by Márton Mészáros.