About the Grand Novel Budapest

Budapest is creating a large-scale literary piece for the 150th anniversary of the unification of Pest, Buda and Óbuda. The joint creative process of 23 contemporary Hungarian writers and the city’s 23 districts began last November. As a result of this mutual work, the 23-chapter long Budapest Great Novel will be published in November 2023.

The authors: András Cserna-Szabó, Dénes Krusovszky, Miklós Vámos, Andrea Tompa, Imre Bartók, Renátó Fehér, Zsófi Kemény, Edina Szvoren, Márton Simon, Réka Mán-Várhegyi, Gabriella Nagy, János Háy, Gábor Németh, Krisztina Tóth,Orsolya Karafiáth, Noémi Kiss, Krisztián Grecsó, Mátyás Dunajcsik, Péter Závada, Anna Szabó T., Noémi Szécsi, István Kemény, György Dragomán

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Budapest, the Grand Novel Budapest project is being realised within the framework of the Book Capital program, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Ervin Szabó Library. It is also supported by the Creative Europe Fund and with the professional assistance of the organizers of the Margó Literature Festival. The completed book is going to be published by Budapest Brand.