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Mark Baczoni

Mark Baczoni was born in Budapest and grew up in London. He studied in Cambridge and Budapest, and translates both prose and poetry from Hungarian and French. He is the translator of Alexander Lénard's Stories of Rome and Jenő Rejtő's The Fourteen Carat Car (both Corvina, Budapest). His translations of Péter Závada’s poems appeared in The White Review and Cordite. He has contributed fairytales by Elek Benedek to Asymptote's Translation Tuesdays and Exchanges Magazine, and was also involved with a Modern Poetry in Translation workshop on János Pilinszky’s Quatrain. He is one of the editors of Hungary's leading English-language literary portal, Hungarian Literature Online (hlo.hu). Mark Baczoni wurde in Budapest geboren und wuchs in London auf.Er studierte in Cambridge und Budapest und übersetzt heute Prosa und Lyrik aus dem Ungarischen und Französischen ins Englische. Er ist Redakteur von Ungarns führendem englischsprachigen Literaturportal Hungarian Literature Online (hlo.hu).

Mark Baczoni was born in Budapest and grew up in London. He studied in Cambridge and Budapest, and translates both prose and poetry from Hungarian and French. He is the translator of Alexander Lénard's Stories of Rome and Jenő Rejtő's The Fourteen Carat Car (both Corvina, Budapest). His translations of Péter Závada’s poems appeared in The White Review and Cordite. He has contributed fairytales by Elek Benedek to Asymptote's Translation Tuesdays and Exchanges Magazine, and was also involved with a Modern Poetry in Translation workshop on János Pilinszky’s Quatrain. He is one of the editors of Hungary's leading English-language literary portal, Hungarian Literature Online (hlo.hu). 

Mark Baczoni wurde in Budapest geboren und wuchs in London auf.Er studierte in Cambridge und Budapest und übersetzt heute Prosa und Lyrik aus dem Ungarischen und Französischen ins Englische. Er ist Redakteur von Ungarns führendem englischsprachigen Literaturportal Hungarian Literature Online (hlo.hu).

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Mark Baczoni was born in Budapest and grew up in London. He studied in Cambridge and Budapest, and translates both prose and poetry from Hungarian and French. He is the translator of Alexander Lénard's Stories of Rome and Jenő Rejtő's The Fourteen Carat Car (both Corvina, Budapest). His translations of Péter Závada’s poems appeared in The White Review and Cordite. He has contributed fairytales by Elek Benedek to Asymptote's Translation Tuesdays and Exchanges Magazine, and was also involved with a Modern Poetry in Translation workshop on János Pilinszky’s Quatrain. He is one of the editors of Hungary's leading English-language literary portal, Hungarian Literature Online (hlo.hu).

Mark Baczoni wurde in Budapest geboren und wuchs in London auf.Er studierte in Cambridge und Budapest und übersetzt heute Prosa und Lyrik aus dem Ungarischen und Französischen ins Englische. Er ist Redakteur von Ungarns führendem englischsprachigen Literaturportal Hungarian Literature Online (hlo.hu).



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