Ottilie Mulzet was born in Toronto, Canada, in July 1960.

She is a Hungarian translator of poetry and prose, as well as a literary critic. She has worked as the English-language editor of the internet journal of the Hungarian Cultural Centre in Prague, and her translations appear regularly at Hungarian Literature Online. She received the 2014 Best Translated Book Award for her translation of László Krasznahorkai’s Seiobo There Below and shared the translator’s prize for the Man Booker International Prize in 2015 for that book with George Szirtes and in 2018 for The World Goes On with George Szirtes and John Batki.

Ottilie Mulzet