Zsófia Bán was born in Rio de Janeiro and grew up in Brazil and Hungary. A writer, essayist, and critic of art and literature, she made her fiction debut in 2007 with Esti iskola (Night School: A Reader for Adults), followed by Amikor még csak az állatok éltek (When There Were Only Animals, 2012). Her short stories have been widely anthologized and translated. She lives and works in Budapest, where she is Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Department of American Studies.
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