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Tíméa Tankó

Portrait Tíméa Tankó
© Ali Ghandtschi

Tíméa Tankó was born in Leipzig in 1978 and spent her childhood in Hungary and Germany. She studied cultural studies and translation (French, Spanish) in Leipzig. Since 2003 she has been translating Hungarian literature into German, including Antal Szerb, Krisztián Grecsó, Miklós Vajda, István Kemény, and Andor Endre Gelléri. In 2019 Tímea Tankó was nominated for the Leipzig Book Fair Prize for the translation of György Dragomán’s novel »Lion Choir«.