Janina Otto


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Other language skills

English, Swedish


Academic degree

BA, Cologne university, 2016 (Finnish studies, history)

Additional subject-specific studies

Summer course for Finnish history, CIMO, 2015

Intern at FILI, March 2018-September 2018

Course for beginning translators, August 2019

Workshop with translator Stefan Moster (translating from Finnish to German), March 2020

Participant in FILIs Helsinki bookfair fellowship, October 2020


Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Literature for children and young people, Crime/detective, Non-fiction, Geography, History, Language

List of translations

Prinzessin Klitzeklein (Auszug). Jahrbuch für finnisch-deutsche Literaturbeziehungen Nr. 52, 2020. Original title: Prinsessa Pikkiriikki by Hannele Lampela. Genre: Literature for children and young people. I translated an extract of Hannele Lampela's above mentioned book.

Now translating

I am currently translating "Onni -pojan puuhakas päivä".

I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

Sample translations

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Päivitetty: 6.6.2023