Ottilie MulzetOttilie Mulzet (born July, 1960 in Toronto) is a literary translator of Hungarian poetry and prose whose work has been recognized with several major literary awards.
She is known in particular for her translations of several books by László Krasznahorkai. Her translation of Krasznahorkai's novel ''Seiobo There Below'' won the Best Translated Book Award in 2014. She was also awarded the 2015 Man Booker International Prize for her work on Krasznahorkai together with George Szirtes, who translated Krasznahorkai's novel ''Satantango''. Other Krasznahorkai titles Mulzet has translated include ''Destruction and Sorrow beneath the Heavens'' 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) and Gábor Schein. Mulzet won the 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature for her translation of ''Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming'', by László Krasznahorkai.
She lives in Prague. Provided by Wikipedia