Week 26, Árpád Farkas and Paul Sohar.jpg


Árpád Farkas, a Hungarian poet, translator and journalist, was born in 1944 in Transylvania, Romania, in a small Hungarian farming community. At university, he began his career, eventually publishing ten books of poems and translations. His poetry often speaks out for the survival of his ethnic Hungarian minority.

Paul Sohar has published fifteen books in translation and earned three prizes for them. His own poetry: Homing Poems (Iniquity, 2006) and The Wayward Orchard, a Wordrunner Prize winner (2011). Prose works: True Tales of a Fictitious Spy (Synergebooks, 2006) and a collection of one-act plays from One Act Depot (Saskatoon, Canada, 2014).

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