György Dragomán

writer, translator, married to Anna T. Szabó

1973 born in Marosvásárhely (Tirgu Mures), Romania

1988 moved to Hungary

1992 finished secondary school

1992-1998 ELTE University Budapest, majoring in English and Philosophy

1998-2001 Phd ELTE University Budapest

2002 publishes first novel A pusztítás könyve (The Book of Destruction), Balassi Publishiers
awarded Soros scholarship
awarded special prize of the Mozgó Világ literary journal

2003 awarded Brody prize for the best first novel of 2002
Nihil, his first play is read at the Pécs Drama Festival

2005 publishes second novel A fehér király (The White King) Magvető Publishers
awarded Déry Tibor prize

2006 awarded Sándor Márai Prize
Scholarship holder of the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin
awarded Artisjus Prize

2007 awarded Attila József Prize

2008 Awarded Márciusi Ifjak Prize
Winner of the Litera Prize
residency, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin
Awarded Cultural Prize of the Romanian Cultural Center in Budapest
awarded special prize of the Mozgó Világ literary journal for the second time

2009  ULNÖ residency Krems, Austria

2011 Awarded Jan Michalski Prize

2013 Translation Lab residency, OMI, Ledig House

2014  Writer in Residence as Helsinki Collegium of Advanced Studies, Finland

Languages: Hungarian, English, Romanian, German,

Also works as a translator, among many others has translated works by Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, Ian McEwan, Ivrine Welsh and Mickey Donelly to Hungarian.