George Szirtes

George Szirtes has won and been twice shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize. His translations from the Hungarian won the Man Booker International Prize in 2015. His memoir of his mother, The Photographer at Sixteen, was awarded the 2020 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Books of his work have appeared in German, Italian, Chinese, Hungarian and Romanian with individual poems in many others.

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