Zsófia Ban


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Zsófia Ban (b. 1957, Rio de Janeiro) grew up in Brazil and Hungary. A writer, essayist, and critic of art and literature, she made her fiction debut in 2007 with Esti is kola (Night school: A reader for adults). Her short stories have been widely anthologized. She lives and works in Budapest and is currently DAAD writer-in-residence in Berlin. “Venom,” a translation of one of her short stories, appears in WLT’s March 2016 issue.