Welcome to the Autumn 2022 issue of Folyosó! This issue—with cover art by Emese Kassai— features a double-themed international contest, along with a range of poems, essays, and stories, serious and light. We welcome your readership!
Third International Contest
This year’s international contest had two distinct themes: connections between the arts, and social criticism. We proudly announce the winners:
Connections Between the Arts
- First Place: Zsófia Szabina Gávris, The Peak of Intelligence (with credit to Eszter Klára Szabó for technical assistance)
- Second Place: Lilla Kassai, Can You Draw Faster, Picasso?
- Third Place: Helka Ondok, Being a Dancer; and Petra Varga, Versatile Art
- Honorable Mention: Adél Mihályi, An (Un)helpful Guide for Creating the Perfect K-pop Group; Eszter Aletta Hevesi, Artistic Travel; and Selin Rana Özkarahan, Death on Two Legs: The Wave That Crushed and Rebuilt Visions
- First Place: Fatma Irmak Tuncel, The Gray
- Second Place: Ezgi Yılmaztekin, Just a Normal Woman’s Life; and Áron Antal, Old Acquaintance
- Third Place: Ela Kazandağ, Second Chance
- Honorable Mention: Eszter Klára Szabó, Performative Activism
Congratulations to all! Folyosó continues below with its regular and irregular features.
- Joshua Robles: Truth as Primary Importance
- Dorina Dian: Freedom
- Kaya Tunçer: The Failure to Retain Awareness of Global Issues in Modern Society
- Erika Szántó: ASD in Society
- Áron Antal: Beyond Perception
- Áron Antal: Value What You Get
- Áron Antal: Goodbye Forever
- Dorottya Turza: Walking the Line
- Bernadett Sági: Running Late
Stories of States and Travel
- Emese Kassai: Too Many Days in France
- Odett Tajti: Surprise Destination
- Lili Barta: The Story of the Potatoes and Fries
- Dorka Kovács: Coming Back
- Szonja Lengyel: I Couldn’t Believe My Eyes
- Koppány Munkácsi: In God We Trust
- Simon Stoica-Bodor, Eureka!
- Petra Bardócz: Missouri
- Viktória Kamarás: The Hawaiian Love Story
Cover art: Emese Kassai, A sárkányok kertje (Garden of the Dragons).
All of the contributors are students of the Varga Katalin Gimnázium in Szolnok, Hungary, except for the following six, who attend the Lycée Sainte Pulchérie in Istanbul: Selin Rana Özkarahan, Fatma Irmak Tuncel, Ezgi Yılmaztekin, Ela Kazandağ, Joshua Robles, and Kaya Tunçer.