Poet and writer. He was born in 1961 in Budapest, Hungary. 

He is author of several books in Hungarian (poems, novels, essays), and he published volumes of poems also abroad: in German, French, Bulgarian, Spanish, Polish, Rumanian. 

He wrote two novels, one of them was published in Wien in German. 

Last volume of his poems “Nílus” (Nile) was published in Budapest at publishing house “Magvető” in 2018. 

István Kemény got several literary prizes for his poems, novels and essays in Hungary. 

Hе has 3 children, he lives in Budapest.