Mike Mitchell

For many years a lecturer in German with a special interest in Austrian literature, Mike Mitchell has worked as a literary translator since 1995. He was awarded the 1998 Schlegel-Tieck Prize for his translation of Herbert Rosendorfer’s Letters Back to Ancient China. For Seagull Books, he has translated Ingeborg Bachmann's War Diary (2011) and The Radio Family (2014), Max Frisch’s An Answer from the Silence (2011) and Draft for a Third Sketchbook (2013), Hans Magnus Enzensberger's Tumult (2017) and Anarchy's Brief Summer (2019), Peter Handke’s Till Day You do Part or A Question of Light (2009), Ralf Rothmann's Fire Doesn't Burn (2012), and Thomas Lehr's September (2013).

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