Writer and film-maker, Csilla Toldy, launches her third book with Lapwing Belfast, Vertical Montage.

Csilla Toldy was born in Budapest. She has an MA in script writing and her scripts won the Katapult Prize and Hartley-Merrill Prize. “The Bloom Mystery” her independent documentary researching the Hungarian origins of Leopold Bloom in Joyce’s Ulysses was screened internationally.

Short fiction and poetry appeared in numerous UK and Irish literary magazines and anthologies.  A chapter of poetry appeared in “Mothers and Sons” by Demeter Press, Canada and it was recently anthologised in Metamorphic published by Recent Work Press, Australia. She was long and short listed for the Fish, Oxford Brookes and Bridport prizes.

She is launching her third book with Lapwing Belfast combined with screening of her videopoems, some of which were selected for the Wildsound Toronto, Videoholica Varna and ZEBRA Munster/Berlin video art and poetry film festivals and exhibited on movingpoems.com  

“Vertical Montage” is dedicated to Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948) the father of montage theory.