Balázs Farkas is a Hungarian writer born in 1987. He is an active member various literary and genre fiction scenes in Budapest, as he writes both fiction and essays about various topics of culture and pop-culture in general.

He is an author of four books, and he has received the Zsigmond Móricz Literary Grant in 2015.

He is currently working at Budapest-based game developer studio, NeocoreGames. He has worked on games such as The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, Deathtrap and Warhammer 40.000: Inquisitor.


Works in English

  • Short fiction:
    • “Human Body” – In: Year’s Best Body Horror 2017 (Gehenna & Hinnom, 2017)
    • Heat Wave” (translated by Andrea Bogdán) – In: Hévíz Literary Journal (special English issue, 2015.) (Also available as separate ebook on Amazon).
    • “Calabash: A Van Helsing Adventure” – (NeocoreGames, 2015)
  • Comics:
    • The Story of Us (artist: Ernő Juhász). Featured at the Salon Stripa Comics Festival, 2018