Ilona Hegedus is a young Hungarian writer and translator who lives in Budapest. She is a graduate with English and Librarian majors, who reads a lot and likes to write reviews. Ilona writes poems and short stories both in English and in Hungarian, and produces mainly genre poetry. She is very keen on rock music, a movie buff, and is also interested in politics. She also completed a Master's program in European Studies and Global Affairs. Her first book of poetry, Unearthly Companion (sci-fi, fantasy, horror, humor) became available at the end of October 2005. She's also editor of European Reader, an ezine on contemporary European writers. See Unearthly Companion for shining examples of Ilona's work.