Andras Gerevich was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1976. His fourth book of poems in his native Hungarian will be publi­shed in May of 2014. A book of his poe­try in a tri­lin­gual Hungarian-French-English edi­tion, Les Confessions de Tirésias Confession, was publi­shed in 2014 by Éditions Jacques Brémond. The French trans­la­tions were made by the poet Brigitte Gyr. Gerevich has been a guest at a num­ber of inter­na­tio­nal lite­ra­ry and poe­try fes­ti­vals, and seve­ral artists’ resi­den­cies, inclu­ding the legen­da­ry Yaddo in New York and the Akademie Solitude in Germany. Besides wri­ting poe­try Gerevich scrip­ted seve­ral prize-win­ning short artis­tic ani­ma­tion films pro­du­ced in the UK, and his plays were per­for­med in Budapest and London. He also publi­shed essays and sto­ries, and trans­la­ted a num­ber of English-spea­king poets into Hungarian, inclu­ding Seamus Heaney and Frank O’Hara. He was edi­tor for two lite­ra­ry jour­nals : Kalligram in Budapest and Chroma in London, an assis­tant pro­du­cer for the radio pro­gram Poetry by Post for the BBC World Sevice, and was also the President of the József Attila Kör, the Hungarian young wri­ters’ asso­cia­tion. He teaches courses at the Moholy-Nagy University of Arts, the Eötvös Lóránt University of Budapest, and the Budapest cam­pus of the American McDaniel College.


The pho­to is (c) Eszter Gordon