Rita Horanyi is an emerging literary critic with an interest in literary modernism and modernity, theories of affect and melancholia, and translation studies. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature and was a recipient of the Copyright Agency/Sydney Review of Books emerging critics fellowship. She is currently Newsletter Editor/Social Media Manager for Asymptote journal and is an affiliate member of the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice. She has published essays and books reviews in Sydney Review of Books, Imprint, and Hungarian Literature Online.