Ottilie Mulzet

Ottilie Mulzet is a literary translator of Hungarian poetry and prose. Her translation of Lászlo Krasznahorkai’s novel Seiobo There Below won the Best Translated Book Award in 2014, and she was also awarded the 2015 Man Booker International Prize for her work on Krasznahorkai together with George Szirtes. Other Krasznahorkai titles Mulzet has translated include Destruction and Sorrow beneath the Heavens (also published by Seagull Books) and Animalinside. She has also translated books by Szilárd Borbély (including Berlin-Hamlet, which was shortlisted for both the National Translation Award and the Best Translated Book Award in 2017). Her translation of Krasznahorkai’s Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming was awarded the 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

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