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Timea Sipos is a Hungarian-American writer and translator with an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Originally from Budapest, she later studied literary translation at the Balassi Institute in her beloved city.
Timea published more than thirty works, including Hungarian translations and original fiction and poetry, in reputable American and international magazines in just over two years. She translates writers such as Márton Simon, Ilka Papp-Zakor, Kinga Tóth, Éva Veronika Kalapos, Mátyás Dunajcsik, Ferenc Czinki, Zita Izsó, Tibor Babiczky, and many more. She has been awarded residencies at The Macdowell Colony, The Vermont Studio Center, and elsewhere. She’s currently finishing her first book, a short story collection of magical realism and historical fiction centering the narratives of Hungarian and Hungarian-American women.