Burton Pike

Burton Pike co-translated – Robert Musil’s The Man Without Qualities, and translated Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther, Rilke’s The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge, and Gerhard Meier’s Island of the Dead, which won the 2012 Helen and Kurt Wolff Prize for best translation of a literary work from German published in 2011. He was awarded the 2016 Friedrich Ulfers Prize “for promoting German literature in the United States.”