“Laced with wicked humor and whimsical irreverence, the bloody tale of Killing Auntie ascends to a sublime sphere suspended between love and death. Wiesiek Powaga’s translation faithfully matches Bursa’s fantastic display of wit.”
Michael J. Mikoś, Professor and Chair, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Elisabeth Lauffer is the recipient of the 2014 Gutekunst Translation Prize. After graduating from Wesleyan University she lived in Berlin where she worked as a commercial translator and then obtained a master’s in education from Harvard.