Szilárd Borbély is widely acknowledged as one of the most important poets of post-1989 Hungary. He worked in a wide variety of genres, including essays, drama, and short fiction, usually dealing with issues of trauma, memory, and loss. Borbély received many awards for his work, including the Attila József Prize. He died in 2014.
Books by Szilárd Borbély in the translations of Ottilie Mulzet:In a Bucolic Land, NYRB / Poets, 2022