- Mother tongue
English, Finnish, German
- Translates from
Finnish, Finland Swedish
- Translates to
- Other language skills
- Academic degree
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 2009 (Contemporary Finnish fiction and film)
- Additional subject-specific studies
Graduate of FILI's FI-EN Mentorship program in 2017
FILI workshop on translating nonfiction in 2018
TINFO workshop on translating plays in 2019
FILI workshop on translating children's literature in 2022
- Interests and specialisation
Fiction, Prose, Poetry, Drama, Literature for children and young people, Comics, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Non-fiction, Anthropology, Archeology, Art, Art history, Conservation, Geography, History, Language, Literature, Music, Pedagogy and education, Philosophy, Photography and movies, Political science, Psychology, Publishing, Religion, Social policy, Sociology, Theatre and dance
- List of translations
Secrets & Siblings: The Vanished Lives of China's One Child Policy. Zed Books, 2019. Original title: Yhden lapsen kansa by Mari Manninen. Genre: Prose.
My Favourite Finnish Things. Otava, 2021. Original title: Aarteitani Suomesta by Satu Kettunen. Genre: Children’s picture books.
The Red Book of Farewells. Two Lines Press, 2023. Original title: Punainen erokirja by Pirkko Saisio. Genre: Prose.
- Now translating
Pienin yhteinen jaettava, or The Lowest Common Multiple by Pirkko Saisio
I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.