Audrey Ryback talks to Poet of the Month Ágnes Lehóczky about the challenges of writing in two languages, and the difficulties of defining poetry.Read More
Ágnes Lehóczky is a poet, scholar and translator originally from Budapest. She has published two short collections of poetry in Hungarian and two full collections in English, ‘Budapest to Babel’ (2009) and ‘Rememberer’ (2013), both from Egg Box Publishing. In 2012, she was Hungary’s representative poet for Poetry Parnassus. Her collection of essays on the poetry of Ágnes Nemes Nagy was published in 2011 by Cambridge Scholars and a libretto of hers was commissioned by Writers’ Centre Norwich in the same year. She currently works as a lecturer and teaches creative writing at the University of Sheffield.