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Ottilie Mulzet

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Ottilie Mulzet

Ottilie Mulzet is a Hungarian translator of poetry and prose and a literary critic. She has won the National Book Award in Translated Literature, the Best Translated Book Award, and was awarded the 2015 Man Booker International Prize for her work on László Krasznahorkai (together with George Szirtes). She lives in Prague.

Articles by Ottilie Mulzet

A pair of wire-rimmed glasses with a crack in one lens lying on a piece of striped fabric
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Éva Popa
By Edina Szvoren
Rather audaciously, given her age, she wore her hair in a buzz cut on the sides and in the back.
Translated from Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet
Into Another Channel? Literature and Politics in Hungary
By Gábor Schein
In the essay below, translated from Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet, Gábor Schein discusses the impact Hungary's recent political developments have had on the country's literary landscape.Again…
Translated by Ottilie Mulzet
The Guest
By György Dragomán
György Dragomán's The Bone Fire, a Gothic novel about an orphan who's adopted by her mysterious grandmother, is out this week with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In the excerpt…
Translated by Ottilie Mulzet