Richard Pupala

Richard Pupala studied journalism at Comenius University and scriptwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. To provide for his family while studying, he worked as barman, on the staff of several weeklies and, for two years, as copywriter with the Monarch agency. Currently he freelances as a scriptwriter and dramaturg with various production and TV companies. He and his wife live in the Petržalka district of Bratislava. In 2007 he won the short story competition Poviedka, publishing his first book, Návštevy (Visits), in 2014.