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"Aleksandar Tišma" Award delivered to László Darvasi

At Matica Srpska in Novi Sad on June 24, 2019, the International Award for Literature "Alexandar Tišma" was delivered  to  László Darvasi, a Hungarian writer.

The first winner of the International Literary Prize ‘Aleksandar Tišma’ – the Hungarian writer László Darvasi

The first winner of the International Literary Prize ‘Aleksandar Tišma’ is the Hungarian writer László Darvasi for his book of short stories Wintermorgen (Gott. Heimat. Familie) which was published in German (Suhrkamp Verlag, Berlin 2016). The jury consisting of Ilma Rakusa (President of the Jury), György Konrád, Peter Handke, Vladislava Gordić Petković and Mathias Énard chose Darvasi with the following justification:

In the shortlist for The Aleksandar Tišma International Literature Prize: Stasiuk, Velikić, Bodor, Darvasi, Karahasan

The jury composed of eminent writers and critics, György Konrád,  Peter Handke,  Ilma Rakusa (president of the jury), Mathias Enard and Vladislava Gordić Petković, selected five writers who were shortlisted for The Aleksandar Tišma International Literary Prize.