László Végel, born in 1941 in Srbobran/Sentomaš, studied Hungarian Language and Literary Sciences in Novi Sad and Philosophy in Belgrade. With Danilo Kiš, Aleksandar Tišma or Ottó Tolnai he is one of the great authors of Vojvodina. Végel published his first novel in 1967: the novel Egy makró emlékiratai [Memoirs of a Pimp] was, according to Péter Esterházy, “a milestone for modern Hungarian literature”. Since then, several novels have been published and volumes of essays, that have been awarded prizes, as well as plays. His novels and essays have been translated into several European languages. László Végel lives as a member of the Hungarian minority in Novi Sad.