Bodor, Ádám (Kolozsvár, now Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 22 February 1936 - ) – Writer. His higher studies were at the Protestant Theological Academy, Kolozsvár. He was a political prisoner between 1952 and 1954. From 1960 to 1968 he worked as a manual laborer. He became a freelance writer in 1968 and has lived in Hungary since 1982. He was Editor for the Magvető Publishing House from 1984. His major works include The Witness (A tanú) (1969); Arrival at the North (Megérkezés északra) (1978); Mount Zangezur (A Zangezur hegység) (1981); Visit of the Archbishop (Az érsek látogatása) (1999), and the The Smell of the Prison (A börtön szaga) (2001). He is recipient of a number of prizes, including the Prize of the Romanian Writers Union (1970, 1975), the Book of the Year Prize (1985, 1989), the Attila József Prize (1986), the Artistjus Prize (1989), the Sándor Márai Prize (1996), the Lifetime Prize (1996), the Laurel Wreath of the Republic of Hungary (1998), the Kossuth Prize (2003), and the Artisjus Literary Grand Prix (2011). – B: 0874, 0878, 1257, T: 7103.