Kinga Tóth was born in Sárvár, Hungary in 1983. She is a linguist, teaches German language and literature, works as a communications specialist and is an editor at the art magazine Palócföld. Tóth describes herself as a (sound-)poet and illustrator. In addition she is the songwriter and lead singer of the Tóth Kína Hegyfalu project as well as a board member of the József Attila Circle for young writers and an active member of several projects and associations. Her articles have been published in magazines and websites like Palócföld, Prae.hu, Pluralica, Árgus, Irodalmi Jelen and Irodalmi Szemle. Tóth is a participant in the exchange program for authors between the Akademie Schloss Solitude and young Hungarian writers in Budapest.
At the opening of our Stadtsprachen Festival in 2016, she presented her first German book “Wir bauen eine Stadt” (“We are building a city”) with a legendary poetry performance. In the meantime, she toured and published it mainly in Germany, Austria and the USA and received various scholarships and awards.
Zsúr. Poetry collection with illustrations by the author. Prae Verlag, Hungary 2013.
All Machine. Poetry collection with graphics and visual poems by the author. Magvető Kiadó, Hungary 2014.
Allmaschine. Poetry collection with her own graphics and visual poems by the author. German by Orsolya Kalász und Monika Rinck, Edition Solitude, 2014.
The Moonlight Faces. Prose. The Lost Words, Netherlands 2016.