Sándor Jászberényi is a journalist and fiction writer who has reported on the revolutions in Egypt and Libya, the Gaza War, the Darfur crisis, the conflict with Islamic State, and unrest in Ukraine. His debut short story collection, The Devil Is a Black Dog, was published to critical acclaim in 2013. His second collection, The Most Beautiful Night of the Soul, won Hungary’s Libri Literary Prize in 2017. He is also editor-in-chief of The Continental Literary Magazine.
The Continental Literary Magazine is a new quarterly literary review featuring the best American contemporary writers along with writings by the brightest minds of Central Europe. The Continental focuses on the literature of Central Europe with the aim of creating a platform for contemporary Central European writers in the North American literary market. Its premiere issue focuses on prejudice and includes writings from Roxane Gay, Noam Chomsky, and Adám Magyar. As Editor-in-Chief, Jászberényi brings decades of experience as a war correspondent and author of two books of short stories.
The English Department is pleased to host Jászberényi for a reading and Q&A session. More information and event details can be found below. The event will be held in person and refreshments will be served.
Reading, Discussion and Q&A with Sandor Jászberényi
Tuesday, February 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
University Hall 1070