portrait of Mattho Mandersloot

Mattho Mandersloot

Mattho Mandersloot is a translator from Amsterdam. He studied Classics at King’s College London and went on to complete the MA Translation at SOAS as a Master’s Scholar, focussing on Korean literature. Currently based in Oxford, he is looking into the poetics of Korean onomatopoeia in translation as part of his MSt Korean Studies. Earlier this year he won the inaugural World Literature Today Translation Prize.

Poems translated by Mattho Mandersloot