received his university degree in English and Italian from Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). For several months he lived in California, Rome and Paris. He worked as a language teacher and a copywriter. Since his teenage years he has been a member of the alternative rap and spoken word band Akkezdet Phiai (The Sons of the Beginning). In the past decade the band has performed at all major venues and festivals in Hungary. Závada has participated in the creation of many important theatre productions as a dramaturge and playwright. In 2010 he cooperated with the Budapest-based alternative theatre group Spidron. His first project with director Daniel D. Kovács was a paraphrase of Molière’s A Versailles Improvisation, which was staged at the University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) as a midterm practical exam and which received outstanding reviews. Since 2009 Závada has published poems in acknowledged Hungarian literary magazines such as Holmi, Jelenkor, Műút, Hévíz, Litera and Élet és Irodalom. His first collection of poetry came out in 2012 published by the Hungarian Libri Publishing.