Bogi Takács

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Bogi Takács
Date of birth 25 December 1983
Place of birth Győr, Hungary
Nationality Hungarian
Pronouns e/em/eir/emself or they/them
Gender identity agender
Occupation poet, writer, psycholinguist

Bogi Takács (born 25 December 1983)[1] is a Hungarian poet, writer, psycholinguist, editor, and translator.

Takács is an agender trans Jewish writer, now resident in the United States, who has written Torah-inspired Jewish-themed work. E uses e/em/eir/emself or singular they pronouns.[2] Takács is also disabled and has worked with a number of other writers on projects such as Disabled People Destroy.[3] Takács has been published in Strange Horizons, Uncanny, Lightspeed, Clarkesworld, Publishers Weekly and Apex.[4][5][6][7] Takács completed an undergraduate degree in Hungary and two master's degrees, an MSc in Psychology (Experimental and Cognitive Psychology) and MA in Theoretical Linguistics, both from ELTE University of Budapest but moved to the US to complete further post-graduate work in the University of Iowa.[8][9][10]

E is married to R.B. Lemberg who is bigender.

Awards and nominations[edit | edit source]

  • Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Transgender Fiction forTranscendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction
  • Nominated for the Locus Award for Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction[11]
  • Finalist for the 2018 and 2019 Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer [12][13]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Editor[edit | edit source]

  • Transcendent 3: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction 2017 (Lethe Press)
  • Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction 2016 (Lethe Press)

Novelettes[edit | edit source]

  • "Three Partitions" (first published in GigaNotoSaurus, edited by Ann Leckie, 2014)
  • "Standing on the Floodbanks" (first published in GigaNotoSaurus edited by Rashida J. Smith, 2016)
  • "Empathic Mirroring" (part 1 of The Song of Spores serial, first published in Eyedolon edited by Scott Gable, published by Broken Eye Books, 2018)
  • "Defend Hearth Position" (part 2 of The Song of Spores' serial, first published published in Eyedolon #2, edited by Scott Gable, published by Broken Eye Books, 2018)
  • "The Souls of Those Gone Astray from the Path" (first published Dracula: Rise of the Beast edited by David Thomas Moore, published by Abbadon Books, 2018)

Other work[edit | edit source]

  • "To Rebalance the Body" - in Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic, 2020[14]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Summary Bibliography: Bogi Takács". Retrieved 2018-07-28.
  3. "A Sci-Fi Magazine Created Entirely By Writers And Editors With Disabilities".
  4. "Bogi Takács".
  5. Adrian Tchaikovsky; Caren Gussoff Sumption; Bogi Takács; Milena Benini; Emil Minchev (13 March 2018). Dracula: Rise of the Beast. Abaddon Books. pp. 11–. ISBN 978-1-78618-101-5.
  6. Uncanny Magazine Issue 15: March/April 2017. Uncanny Magazine. 7 March 2017. pp. 168–.
  7. Steven J. Dick (26 October 2015). The Impact of Discovering Life beyond Earth. Cambridge University Press. pp. 392–. ISBN 978-1-316-42530-5.
  8. "Author Spotlight".
  9. "Bogi Perelmutter". Retrieved July 24, 2018.
  10. "Student Biographies". University of Iowa. Retrieved July 24, 2018.
  11. "The 2018 Locus Awards Highlight The Broad Range Of Science Fiction And Fantasy". Forbes. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  12. "Press release: Worldcon 76 announces 2018 Hugo Award finalists". Worldcon 76. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  13. Cheryl (2019-04-02). "2019 Hugo Award & 1944 Retro Hugo Award Finalists". The Hugo Awards. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  14. Hill-Meyer, Tobi. "Nerve Endings: The New Trans Erotic". Kickstarter. Retrieved 5 May 2020.

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