INTERVIEW: Patrik Čonka

Patrik Čonka

Patrik Čonka was born in 1982 in Zvolen, Slovakia, but grew up in the Czech Republic. Between 1998 and 2003 he attended Josef Scuka's Romany Social Studies and Law School in Kolin. After graduation he was self-employed for four years as a translator from German. He has since worked with several international companies as an IT expert.

Between the ages of 17 and 18 several of his literary works were published in the Romano Suno almanac and the journal Romano dzaniben. One of these early short stories was published in the recent anthology of Romany prose A Soul Well Fed. He currently lives in Berlin.

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