MSt tutor George Szirtes shares 2015 International Man Booker Translator’s Prize

2015 International Man Book Prize winner Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai “has chosen to split the £15,000 translator’s prize between two translators, George Szirtes (who translated Satantango and The Melancholy of Resistance) and Ottilie Mulzet (who translated Seiobo There Below). Szirtes is a Hungarian-born poet who came to the UK as a refugee. He has won a number of prizes for his poetry, including the T S Eliot Prize. He has also translated Sándor Márai amongst others.”

Read more about László Krasznahorkai and the prize here.



MSt tutor Wendy Brandmark’s novel on the 2015 Jerwood Fiction Uncovered longlist

MSt tutor Wendy Brandmark’s novel The Stray American has been longlisted for the 2015 Jerwoord Fiction Uncovered prize.

“The Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize today (Tuesday 12 May) announces its longlist of 15 books which showcase the breadth and vibrancy of British writing today. Now in its 5th year, the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize is unique in its aim to celebrate great British fiction…”

Read more about it on the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered page, and read Wendy’s post for this blog: “On Letting go of a Novel