Celia Hawkesworth

Celia Hawkesworth is emerita Senior Lecturer in Serbian and Croatian at the School of  Slavonic and East European Studies, University College, London. She has  published numerous articles and several books on Serbian, Croatian, and  Bosnian literature, including the studies Ivo Andric: Bridge between East and West (Athlone Press, 1984); Voices in the Shadows: Women and Verbal Art in Serbia and Bosnia (CEU Press, 2000); and Zagreb: A Cultural History (Oxford University Press, 2007).

Among her many translations are two works by Dubravka Ugrešič, published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1998; The Museum of Unconditional Surrender, short-listed for the Weidenfeld Prize for Literary Translation, and The Culture of Lies, winner of the Heldt Prize for Translation in 1999. Her translations include Dubravka Ugrešić’s Lend Me Your Character (Dalkey Archive Press, 2005),  Ivo Zanic’s Flag on the Mountain (Saqi Books, 2007), and Daša Drndić’s Doppelgänger (New Directions, 2019).