Gyorgy Dragoman

GYORGY DRAGOMAN is thirty-four years old. A Beckett scholar and film critic, he has also translated works by Beckett, Joyce, Ian McEwan, Irvine Welsh, and Mickey Donnelly into Hungarian. Awarded Hungary's prestigious Sandor Marai Prize, The White King, translated from Hungarian by Paul Olchvary, is loosely based on Dragoman's experiences growing up in 1980s Romania under Ceausescu. He lives in Budapest with his wife, a poet, and their two young sons.