We are happy to introduce the following jury members for Hungary:
Endre Szkárosi, writer, poet, performance artist and professor of literature at the University ELTE, President of the jury
David Szolláth, research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Research Center for the Humanities) and managing editor of the Literatura journal
Joelle Dufeuilly, translator
Jozsef P. Korossi, poet, writer, and publisher
Sarolta Deczki, author and research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Research Center for the Humanities)
Endre Szkárosi (b. 1952, Budapest) is a writer, poet and performance artist. As full professor he teaches literature at the University ELTE (Budapest), heading there also a literary doctoral programme. He has been a frequently encountered writer and performer on both the Hungarian and the international art scene as well as a scholar interested in the history and the theoretical background of 20th century experimental poetry and intermedia art. He was and has been editor of important reviews (Mozgó Világ, Új Hölgyfutár, Magyar Műhely/Atelier Hongrois) and editor of a number of anthologies. He published several books and records, recently he is the president of Szépírók Társasága (Society of Hungarian Authors).
David Szolláth, Ph. D. (1975) is a research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Research Center for the Humanities in Budapest. He is a managing editor of Literatura, the theoretical journal of the Institute of Literary Studies, HAS, and author of "A kommunista aszketizmus esztétikája" [Aesthetics of Communist Ascetism] (2011). He was an editor at the literary review Kalligram (2006-2008) and Jelenkor (2008-2018). His studies and articles are related to the fields of modern and contemporary Hungarian literature, history of leftist aesthetical thinking, and literary theory.
Joelle Dufeuilly has been translating Hungarian literature since 1998. She translated authors such as László Krasznahorkai, György Dragomán, Sándor Jászberényi… She was awarded the SGDL translation prize for Krasznahorkai’s War and her overall work as a translator.
Jozsef P. Korossi is a poet, writer, and publisher born in 1953. After working at several publishing houses (Móra, Holnap, Pesti Syalon, Palatinus, Noran) for thirty years, he is now the managing director and head of literary editions of the publishing house Noran Libro. He published a number of books and edited several important literary anthologies.
Sarolta Deczki Ph. D. (1977) is a research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Research Center for the Humanities in Budapest. Her prefered field of interest and researches is 20th century and contemporary literature. She is the author of three books and a several critiques and essays on contemporary literature.