The American Hungarian Library and Historical Society

cordially invites you to its following program:

Book Launch

Two collections of poems from Transylvania:

“The Conscience of Trees”

by Zoltán Böszörményi (Ragged Sky Press, 2018)

“Tunnels in the Snow”

by Árpád Farkas (Iniquity Press, 2018)

Both translated from Hungarian by Paul Sohar

who will introduce the books and read from them

Friday, 22 March, 2019 at 7 PM

@American Hungarian Library

215 East 82nd Street, New York City, NY 10028

RSVP and inquiries: Tel: 1-646-340-4172 – email: info@americanhungarianlibrary.org –

More info: www.americanhungarianlibrary.org

Admission is free – donations to the Library are appreciated

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Az Amerikai Magyar Könyvtár és Történelmi Társulat

szeretettel meghívja következő programjára

Könyvbemutató

Két verseskötet Erdélyből:

Böszörményi Zoltán “A fák lelkiismerete”

(Ragged Sky Press, 2018)

Farkas Árpád “Alagutak a hóban”

(Iniquity Press, 2018)

A műveket Sohár Pál fordította angolra, aki az eseményen bemutatja a könyveket és felolvas belőlük

2019 Március 22, péntek 19 óra

@Amerikai Magyar Könyvtár

215 East 82. utca, New York, NY 10028

regisztráció és további információ nymagyarkonyvtar@gmail.com

– 1-646-340-4172 Web: www.americanhungarianlibrary.org

A programra a belépés ingyenes, a Könyvtár köszönettel fogadja adományaikat

 

Zoltán Böszörményi, a Hungarian-Romanian writer, poet and publisher; his poetry has been published in several languages but this book is his debut in English. His bestseller novels were also published in Sohar’s English translation; the first one Far from Nothing in Toronto (2006), and the second, The Club at Eddy’s Bar in Dublin by Phaeton Press in 2012.

Árpád Farkas, a leading figure in contemporary Hungarian literature, a poet, translator and journalist, was born in 1944 in Transylvania, in a Hungarian village but got to attended Babes-Bolyai University (1961-1966) where the poet already started publishing in periodicals and later worked as an editor while producing numerous volumes of poetry and translation.

Paul Sohar, a student refugee of ’56, has been writing and publishing in every genre, including seventeen volumes of translations; his own poetry: Homing Poems (Iniquity Press, 2006) and The Wayward Orchard (Wordrunner Press Prize winner, 2011).