George Szirtes was born in Budapest in 1948 and came to England as a refugee in 1956. He was brought up in London and studied Fine Art in London and Leeds.
Geosi Gyasi: You’re often referred to as Hungarian-born British poet. My question is, where do you actually belong: Britain or Hungary?
George Szirtes: Britain.
The rest of the interview will be available in my forthcoming book (2016) by Lamar University Press Books.