Katriina Kitchens


Mother tongue

English, Finnish

Translates from

Finnish, Finland Swedish

Translates to


Other language skills

French, German, Swedish


Academic degree

Associates in English, French; other University Studies, Turku University, 1981-83, 2017-18 (English philology; French; Media education; Cultural History)

Additional subject-specific studies

Training for Translators of Children's and Young Adult Literature, FILI, 2018

Seminar with the Finnish Literature Exchange (FILI) and Nordic Editors and Translators (NEaT), 2019


Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Drama, Literature for children and young people, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Non-fiction, Geography, History, Language, Literature, Music, Pedagogy and education, Sociology, Theatre and dance

List of translations

Darling. Ice Cold Crime, 2014. Original title: Muru by Jarkko Sipila. Genre: Prose.

Behind Closed Doors. Ice Cold Crime, 2015. Original title: Suljetuin Ovin by Jarkko Sipila. Genre: Prose.

Sheriff. Ice Cold Crime, 2015. Original title: Sheriffi by Reijo Maki. Genre: Prose.

Now translating

Trading Uniforms; Pete's Football Book

I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

Sample translations

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Updated: 9.5.2019