Translations from, to and within South Eastern Europe


Tolnai, Ottó


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Ottó Tolnai was born in 1940 in Kanizsa (Serbia), in the Hungarian part of Vojvodina, He studied Hungarian  and Philosophy at Novi Sad and Zagreb universities and now lives in the Vojvodian city of Palics.  His first poetry anthology Homoru versek appeared in 1963. He began working for the independent literary journal Uj Symposion in 1965, where he later became Editor and Manager until the journal was prohibited in 1972. He has published the journal Ex Symposion since 1993. Ottó Tolnai has received numerous awards for his lyrics, prose, dramas and essays

Beginning of the lyric series tradukita poezio

28_tradukitaIn 2010, in cooperation with the publishing house Edition Korrespondenzen, TRADUKI initiated the poetry series tradukita poezio in order to present distinguished poets from Southeast Europe in their first translations to German. All books in the series are superbly translated and carefully edited bilingual editions.

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