Gábor Lanczkor

Fellowship:

Eastern European Network

City, Country:

Bozzai, Hungary

Year:

2005, 2006, 2007

Born in 1981 in Székesfehérvár/Hungary.

Gábor Lanczkor studied Hungarian language and literature at the Eötvös Lóránd Science University in Budapest from 1999 until 2006. He received a scholarship for studying Slovene language at the University of Ljubljana in 2002 and in 2003 he was fellow of the Hungarian Scholarship Association in Rome.

On request of the József Attila Circle, Young Hungarian Writer’s Association (JAK) he translated the book »Pasji tango« (Dog’s tango) by the Slovene writer Aleš ?ar from Slovene language into Hungarian. The book was released at the Hungarian Book Festival of 2006 in the world literature series of the József Attila Circle.

Since 2002 Gábor Lanczkor has published numerous poems, e.g. in the newspapers and journals »Èlet és Irodalom«, »Holmi«, »Jelenkor«, »Alföld«, »Litera« and »Bárka«. His first book of poetry »A tiszta ész« (The clear mind) was published in the JAK-füzetek series with the publishing house L’Harmattan. Besides writing, Lanczkor is interested in the Italian language and culture.

During his stays in Rome 2003 and 2006 he researched the Italian-Hungarian connections of the Hungarian poet Gyula Illyés. Currently Lanczekor is working on the publication of his second book.

Gábor Lanczkor is a participant in the writers exchange program between Akademie Schloss Solitude and the József Attila Circle and Collegium Budapest, Hungary.