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Fiction
The Last Terrorist by Máté Makai

In this dystopian, Hungarofuturist short story by Máté Makai, an investigative journalist follows a cell of time-travelling climate terrorists.

Fiction
Sunday Afternoon in the Hills by Rita Halász

In this short story by Hungarian writer Rita Halász a mother and her partner tensely await the homecoming of her teenaged daughter.

Fiction
Murder in the 17th District by Tibor Noé Kiss

In this short story by Hungarian writer Tibor Noé Kiss, a woman comes to terms with her mother’s death, while looking back on a mysterious chapter of her love life.

Fiction
The Last Fling by Koppány Zsolt Nagy

When his wife leaves for a business trip, Géza enters into a passionate love affair with a flexible and rubber-lined companion.

Poetry
Nile by István Kemény

A poem by Hungarian poet István Kemény, in Owen Good’s translation.

Non-Fiction
In War’s Orbit by Diána Vonnák

Written before Russia’s invasion, Hungarian writer Diána Vonnák explores the lives sucked into the Russo-Ukrainian war since 2014.

Non-Fiction
The Grass and the Night Sky by Krisztina Rita Molnár

In this novel excerpt, Krisztina Rita Molnár writes about her mother, raising four children alone, in a two-bedroom apartment in Budapest.

Poetry
Underwatersong by Kinga Tóth

Animals, language, and Dadaistic gestures collide in this poem by Hungarian poet Kinga Tóth, in a translation by Belarussian poet Valzhyna Mort with Owen Good.

Poetry
Black Snow by Anna Terék

An alcoholic father is drafted during the Yugoslav war, in a poem by Hungarian poet Anna Terék, translated by Belarussian poet Valzhyna Mort with Owen Good.