Vilenica Prize goes to Otto Tolnai

The 2023 Vilenica Prize for Central European literature will go to Otto Tolnai, a Hungarian author from the Serbian province of Vojvodina. He will accept the award at the Vilenica international literary festival in September.

A poet, writer, playwright, essayist and translator, Tolnai is considered one of the most important contemporary Hungarian authors.

A member of the Hungarian ethnic minority in Vojvodina, he studied Hungarian language and literature and philosophy in Novi Sad and Zagreb in the former Yugoslavia.

He has published more than 35 books, which have been...

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