Zuska Kepplová

photo of Zuska Kepplova by Juraj Starovecký

photo by Juraj Starovecký

Zuska Kepplová (1982) studied dramaturgy and scriptwriting at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, and received a PhD in gender studies from Central European University in Budapest. She is an editor and political commentator for the daily newspaper SME. Kepplová made her literary debut with the short story “A Little Ballad About a Weekend,” which won the Poviedka Award in 2005 for the best short story of the year. Her first book, Buchty švabachom (2011), won the Ján Johanides Prize and was shortlisted for the Anasoft Litera Prize, Slovakia’s most prestigious award for prose. Since then she has written two more books, 57km od Taškentu (2013) and Reflux (2015). Buchty švabachom now appears in English as The Moon in Foil.

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The Moon in Foil

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