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Krasznahorkai: Translations, Sentences and Systems
Friday 27 November 2015, 08:00pm - 10:00pm
George Szirtes (poet, translator)

Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai has won this year’s Man Booker International Prize, which he shared with his translators George Szirtes and Ottilie Mulzet. George Szirtes will shed light on the challenges, complexities and rewards of translating such unique work as that of Krasznahorkai. 

George Szirtes won the T. S. Eliot Prize for his book of poems Reel in 2004 and his two subsequent books, The Burning of the Books (2009) and Bad Machine (2013) were also shortlisted. His last book of poems for children, In the Land of Giants won the 2012 CLPE award for best book of verse for children.

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