Terézia Mora was born in 1971 in Sopron, Hungary and has lived in Berlin since 1990.
For her stories and novels she was awarded numerous prizes, among others the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, the Kunstpreis Berlin, the Preis der Leipziger Buchmesse and the Deutsche Buchpreis. She has just received the Georg-Büchner Preis 2018.
Her books have been translated into 20 languages.
Moreover, Terézia Mora is one of the most distinguished translators from Hungarian.