Julija Potrc

Languages

Mother tongue

Slovenian

Translates from

Finnish

Translates to

Slovenian

Other language skills

English, Estonian

Education

Academic degree

Bachelor's degree, University of Ljubljana, 2004 (English and Comparative Literature)
Master's degree, University of Ljubljana, 2010 (American studies)

Additional subject-specific studies
  • Estonian language course, Tallinn Summer University, July 2012, 2013, 2014.
  • Seminar for translators of Finnish children’s and young adult books, Helsinki, FILI, June 2011.
  • Seminar for translators of Finnish plays, Helsinki, FILI/TINFO, October 2008.
  • Finnish language course (level 8), Helsinki Summer University, August 2008.
  • Seminar for beginner translators of Finnish literature, FILI, led by translator Stefan Moster. August/September 2008.
  • Finnish language course, University of Jyväskylä, CIMO, July 2008.
  • Finnish language course (levels 5-7), Helsinki Summer University, summer 2007.

Translations

Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Poetry, Drama, Literature for children and young people, Comics

List of translations

Najboljša vas na svetu. Mladinska knjiga, 2019. Original title: Maailman paras kylä by Arto Paasilinna. Genre: Prose.

Stalinove krave. Beletrina, 2019. Original title: Stalinin lehmät by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose.

Stvari, ki padejo z neba. Sodobnost International, 2019. Original title: Taivaalta tippuvat asiat by Selja Ahava. Genre: Prose.

Prediren glas z neba. Beletrina, 2018. Original title: Runoja by Johanna Venho. Genre: Poetry.

Pošastno podzemlje. Mladinska knjiga, 2018. Original title: Mörköreitti by Tuutikki Tolonen. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Ledene slike. Festival Borštnikovo srečanje, 2017. Original title: Jääkuvia by Kristian Smeds. Genre: Drama.

These Little Town Blues are Melting Away. Festival Borštnikovo srečanje, 2017. Original title: These Little Town Blues are Melting Away by Pipsa Lonka. Genre: Drama.

Pošastna varuška. Mladinska knjiga, 2017. Original title: Mörkövahti by Tuutikki Tolonen. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Ko golobice izginejo. Beletrina, 2016. Original title: Kun kyyhkyset katosivat by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose.

Temni paradiž. Cankarjeva založba, 2016. Original title: Tyhjän tien paratiisit by Rosa Liksom. Genre: Prose.

Tine in Bine - superjunaka. Sodobnost International, 2016. Original title: Tatu ja Patu supersankareina by Aino Havukainen, Sami Toivonen. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Črna kot ebenovina. Mladinska knjiga, 2016. Original title: Musta kuin eebenpuu by Salla Simukka. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Križišče štirih poti. Cankarjeva založba, 2015. Original title: Neljäntienristeys by Tommi Kinnunen. Genre: Prose.

Zakon narave. Sodobnost International, 2015. Original title: Luonnon laki by Kari Hotakainen. Genre: Prose.

Bela kot sneg. Mladinska knjiga, 2015. Original title: Valkea kuin lumi by Salla Simukka. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Untu in skrivnost polarne zime. Sodobnost International, 2014. Original title: Untu ja sydäntalven salaisuus by Nora Surojegin. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Rdeča kot kri. Mladinska knjiga, 2014. Original title: Punainen kuin veri by Salla Simukka. Genre: Prose.

Tine in Bine: Nenavadne iznajdbe skozi zgodovino. Sodobnost International, 2014. Original title: Tatun ja Patun kummat keksinnöt kautta aikojen by Aino Havukainen, Sami Toivonen. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Risto Bobnar in strašna salama. Sodobnost International, 2014. Original title: Risto Räppääja ja kauhea makkara by Sinikka and Tiina Nopola. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Pesmi (festival Vilenica). Društvo slovenskih pisateljev, 2013. Original title: Runoja by Olli Heikkonen. Genre: Poetry.

Tine in Bine v vesolju. Sodobnost International, 2013. Original title: Tatun ja Patun avaruusseikkailu by Aino Havukainen, Sami Toivonen. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Tine in Bine – veselo na delo. Sodobnost International, 2013. Original title: Tatu ja Patu työn touhussa by Aino Havukainen, Sami Toivonen. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Risto Bobnar, odklenkalo ti je. Sodobnost International, 2013. Original title: Hetki lyö, Risto Räppääja by Sinikka and Tiina Nopola. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Ela in prijatelji 2. Mladinska knjiga, 2013. Original title: Ella ja kaverit 4-7 by Timo Parvela. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Kar nam je usojeno. Sodobnost International, 2012. Original title: Ihmisen osa by Kari Hotakainen. Genre: Prose.

Slepo okno. Študentska založba, 2012. Original title: Valeikkuna by Leena Krohn. Genre: Prose.

Ajda in Razbojnikovi. Mladinska knjiga, 2012. Original title: Me Rosvolat by Siri Kolu. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Ela in prijatelji 1. Mladinska knjiga, 2012. Original title: Ella ja kaverit 1-3 by Timo Parvela. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Pesmi. LUD Literatura, 2011. Original title: Runoja by Pentti Saarikoski. Genre: Poetry.

Tine in Bine – nori izumi. Sodobnost International, 2011. Original title: Tatun ja Patun oudot kojeet by Aino Havukainen, Sami Toivonen. Genre: Children’s picture books.

Zimski dvorec. KUD Literatura, 2010. Original title: Talvipalatsi by Paavo Haavikko. Genre: Poetry.

Skrivališča. LUD Literatura, 2009. Original title: Piiloutujan maa, Elämiä, Miehen ikävä (selection) by Petri Tamminen. Genre: Prose. Awarded the national Radojka Vrančič Award for best young lit. transl.

Holmenkollen. Društvo za oživljanje zgodbe 2 koluta, 2009. Original title: Holmenkollen by Matti Hagelberg. Genre: Comics.

Rdeča knjiga ločitve. ŠKUC, 2009. Original title: Punainen erokirja by Pirkko Saisio. Genre: Prose.

Now translating

Pajtim Statovci: Kissani Yugoslavia

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Updated: 19.12.2019