Lola Rogers

lolarrusa@gmail.com

Contact info

Name

Lola Rogers

Email

Residence

United States

Website

http://feltcooperative.org/lola/

Languages

Mother tongue

English

Translates from

Finnish

Translates to

English

Education

Academic degree

MA, University of Washington, 2005 (Finnish Language and Literature)

Additional subject-specific studies

MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Washington, 2006

BA, Linguistics, Magna Cum Laude, University of Washington, 1997

BA, Scandinavian Studies, Magna Cum Laude, University of Washington, 1997

Visiting Student, Helsinki University, 1996-1997

2007 Children’s Literature Translation Seminar, FILI Finnish Literature Exchange, Helsinki

2006 Beginning Translator’s Seminar and Drama Translation Seminar, FILI Finnish Literature Exchange, Helsinki

University of Washington Extension Fiction Writing Program, 1991-1992

Translations

Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Poetry, Literature for children and young people, Comics, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Non-fiction

List of translations

Secret Passages in a Hillside Town. Pushkin Press, London, 2017. Original title: Harjukaupungin salakäytävät by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen. Genre: Prose.

The Core of the Sun. Grove/Atlantic, New York; Grove Press, London, 2016. Original title: Auringon ydin by Johanna Sinisalo. Genre: Prose. Winner 2017 Prometheus Award

Dark As My Heart. Harvill Secker, London, 2015. Original title: Synkkä niin kuin sydämeni by Antti Tuomainen. Genre: Prose. 2016 Petrona Award nominee

When the Doves Disappeared. Knopf, New York; House of Anansi, Toronto; Atlantic Books, London, 2015. Original title: Kun kyyhkyset katosivat by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose. 2016 Oxford-Wiedenfeld Translation Prize nominee

The Blood of Angels. Peter Owen, London, 2014. Original title: Enkelten verta by Johanna Sinisalo. Genre: Prose. 2014 English Pen Award

Compartment No 6. Serpent’s Tail, London; Graywolf Press, Minneapolis, 2014. Original title: Hytti nro 6 by Rosa Liksom. Genre: Prose. 2013 English Pen Award

The Rabbit Back Literature Society. Pushkin Press, London; Thomas Dunne, New York, 2013. Original title: Lumikko ja yhdeksän muuta by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen. Genre: Prose.

The Limit. Scribe Publications, Melbourne & London, 2013. Original title: Raja by Riikka Pulkkinen. Genre: Prose.

The Healer. Harvill Secker, London; Henry Holt, New York, 2013. Original title: Parantaja by Antti Tuomainen. Genre: Prose.

True. Other Press, New York; Scribe, Melbourne, 2012. Original title: Totta by Riikka Pulkkinen. Genre: Prose.

Purge. Grove / Atlantic, New York; Grove, London, 2010. Original title: Puhdistus by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose.

The Garden. Words Without Borders, Chicago, 2013. Original title: Puutarha by Jyrki Vainonen. Genre: Prose. in Words Without Borders: The Best of the First Ten Years

Night Shift. Dalkey Archive Press, 2013. Original title: Yön vuoro by Mox Mäkelä. Genre: Prose. in Best European Fiction 2013

Now translating

The Death of Orvar Klein, by Daniel Katz



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Päivitetty: 26.4.2019