Contributors: Translator

Margot Bettauer Dembo

Margot Bettauer Dembo is a professional translator. Among the authors she has translated are Judith Hermann, Robert Gernhardt, Joachim Fest, Ödön von Horvath, Feridun Zaimoglu, and Hermann Kant. She was awarded the Goethe-Institut/Berlin Translator's Prize in 1994 and the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize in 2003. Dembo also worked as a translator for two feature documentary films, The Restless Conscience, nominated for an Academy Award, and The Burning Wall.