Zoltán Csehy


Eastern European Network

City, Country:

Bratislava, Slovakia


July 2011 - Sept 2011

Born 1973 in Bratislava/Slovakia.

Zoltán Csehy studied Hungarian and Latin language and literature. In 2003, he received his PhD summa cum laude in the field of Hungarian literary history. In 2010, he was appointed professor in the field of Hungarian literary history at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest.

He won numerous prizes, such as the Book of the Year Prize in 2005; the Prize of the Slovak Literary Foundation in 2007 and the Bárka Prize in 2010. Furthermore, he received several fellowships, among others a scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences as well as teacher mobility grants from the University of Vienna, the University of Szeged and the University of Helsinki.

Zoltán Csehy publishes poetries, scientific monographs and translations.

Selected publications: Homokvihar, Kalligram, Bratislava, (2010); Parnassus biceps. Kötetkomozicios eljárások és olvasási stratégiák a humanista, neolatin és a régi magyar költészetben, (Parnassus biceps, the strategies of the composition and the interpretation in the humanist, neolatin and old Hungarian poetry), Kalligram, Bratislava, (2007); Hárman az ágyban (Greek and Latin erotic poems), Kalligram, Bratislava, (2000).

Zoltán Csehy is a participant in the writers exchange program between Akademie Schloss Solitude and young Hungarian writers in Budapest.