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Szilárd Borbély

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1964–2014
Szilárd Borbély is widely acknowledged as one of the most important poets to emerge in post-1989 Hungary. He worked in a wide variety of genres, including essay, drama, and short fiction, usually dealing with issues of trauma, memory, and loss. His poems appeared in English translation in The American Reader, Asymptote, and Poetry.  Borbély received many awards for his work, including the Attila József Prize. He died in 2014.

Szilárd Borbély

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1964–2014
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    Szilárd Borbély is widely acknowledged as one of the most important poets to emerge in post-1989 Hungary. He worked in a wide variety of genres, including essay, drama, and short fiction, usually dealing with issues of trauma, memory, and loss. His poems appeared in English translation in The American Reader, Asymptote, and Poetry.  Borbély received many awards for his work, including the Attila József Prize. He died in 2014.

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