2021 – Spycher – Literature Award Leuk

2020 – Best Children's Book of the Year Prize (Children's Jury)

2018 – Acquisition Award, LOOP Barcelona Video Festival (co-created with Péter Forgács)

2014 – International Literature Award (Shortlist)

2013 – Glass Marble Prize

2013 – Aegon Prize (Shortlist)

2012 – Tibor Déry Prize

2009 – Palládium Prize

2009 – Mozgó Világ Prize

2008 – Aegon Prize

2008 – Attila József Prize

2007 – Balassa Péter Prize

Zsófia Bán


Zsófia Bán is a writer, literary historian, essayist and art and literature critic. Her writing often addresses topics related to visuality, visual arts, personal and cultural memory, historical trauma, as well as gender. Her short stories and essays have been widely anthologized, and translated to a number of languages, including German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Slovakian and Slovenian. Tuffy Owl Saves the Day and New Adventures With Tuffy Owl are her children’s novels of high literary quality about acceptance and open-mindedness.

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