PÉter Zilahy was born in 1970 in Budapest. His prose and poetry are widely translated and he has often used photography, interactive media and performance art in his work. He was editor in chief of Link Budapest, an Internet magazine for contemporary literature in English and Hungarian from 1997 to 1999. He has been the editor in chief of 'The World Literature Series' since 1998. His book of poems Statue Under a White Sheet Ready to Jump was published in 1993. His dictionary novel The Last Window Giraffe was published in 1998 and has since been translated into 14 languages. The CD-ROM based on his book has been performed in over twenty countries. in 2001 he was a visiting scholar at New York University. In 2002 Ludwig Museum Budapest made an exhibition of his selected works of art. In 2003 he had an exhibition in Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany, where his latest book entitled Drei was also published at the same time.

Festivals: 2004 (Canada-Europa)

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