Participant Profile

Marcell Szabó


A poet and translator, Marcell Szabó is a member of Jozsef Attila Circle: The Literary Association of Young Writers. Since 2014 has been the editor of Versum Online, an online journal of contemporary poetry focusing exclusively on poetry in translation. In 2015 he co-organized the Versum International Festival of Contemporary Poetry and his work has been presented at poetry events throughout Europe. 

Marcell was recently working on his third book of poetry which converses with North American poetic traditions. His literary interests include William Carlos Williams, Gertrude Stein and Francis Ponge.

During his residency he anticipated meeting translators, peer poets, editors, and publishers while continuing his research and his own creative work.