Sándor Jászberényi is the author of The Most Beautiful Night of the Soul: More Stories from the Middle East and Beyond (New Europe Books, 2019) and The Devil Is a Black Dog: Stories from the Middle East and Beyond (New Europe, 2014). In 2017 he received Hungary’s Libri Literary Prize. As a correspondent and photojournalist for Hungarian news sites, he has covered the invasions of Ukraine, the conflict with the Islamic State, the revolutions in Egypt and Libya, the Darfur crisis, the Huthi uprising in Yemen, and the Gaza War. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times Magazine, AGNI, Guernica, and the Brooklyn Rail. He divides his time between Budapest and Cairo. (updated 3/2022)
He gave us his thoughts and his reporting on the war in Ukraine.