May 15th, 2020
Geza Tatrallyay is the author of ten published books in the genres of thrillers, memoirs, poetry and children’s books.
Born in Budapest, Hungary, Geza escaped with his family in 1956 during the Hungarian Revolution, immigrating to Canada the same year. He grew up in Toronto, attending the University of Toronto Schools, where he was school captain and graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Human Ecology. Geza was selected as a Rhodes Scholar from Ontario, attending Oxford University and graduating with a BA/MA in Human Sciences. He completed his studies with a MSc in Economics from London School of Economics and Politics. Geza represented Canada as an epée fencer in the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.
Geza’s professional experience has included stints in government, international organizations, finance and environmental entrepreneurship. Since 2004, he has been semi-retired, managing a few investments mainly in the clean energy sector and devoting himself to his family and his writing. Geza is a citizen of Canada and Hungary, and currently divides his time between Vermont and San Francisco.
To learn more about Geza Tatrallyay and his books visit his website: www.gezatatrallyay.com
Topics of Conversation:
- The art of writing
- Writing in different genres: Poetry, Memoir, Thriller, Children’s Books
- His experience as an Olympian
- Research and Russia
- Poetry readings from his new collection, Extinction