Gunta Paavola

gunta.paavola@gmail.com

Contact info

Name

Gunta Paavola

Email

Residence

Finland

Languages

Mother tongue

Latvian

Translates from

Finnish

Translates to

Latvian

Other language skills

English, Russian

Education

Academic degree

Bachelor of Arts, University of Jyväskylä, 2017 (Ethnology)

Additional subject-specific studies

Intercultural Studies, Psychology, Philosophy, Towards International Professionalism

Translations

Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Drama, Literature for children and young people, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Non-fiction, Anthropology, Geography, History, Pedagogy and education, Psychology, Social policy, Sociology, Theatre and dance

List of translations

Vorkuta! Sacelšanās ieslodzīto nometnē. Lauku Avīzes redakcija, 2015. Original title: Vorkuta! Vankileirin kapina ja sen suomalainen johtohahmo by Jukka Rislakki. Genre: Drama. The Latvian publication was awarded the Great Readers' Award in 2016

Kad pazuda dūjas. Zvaigzne ABC, 2015. Original title: Kun kyyhkyset katosivat by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose.

Balta kā sniegs. Zvaigzne ABC, 2014. Original title: Valkoinen kuin lumi by Salla Simukka. Genre: Literature for children and young people.

Norma. Zvaigzne ABC, 2017. Original title: Norma by Sofi Oksanen. Genre: Prose.

Sirdsmāsas. Zvaigzne ABC, 2017. Original title: Sisarla by Salla Simukka. Genre: Children’s picture books. 2nd in it's class by Children's Jury of Latvia in 2018

Sliktā garastāvokļa grāmata. Zvaigzne ABC, 2019. Original title: Pieni pahan mielen kirja by Lotta Sonninen. Genre: Prose. The name says it all: A Little Book of Bad Moods

Spiegi. Latvijas Mediji, 2019. Original title: Vakoojat by Martti Backman. Genre: Non-fiction. A fascinating historical puzzle of one of the greatest spying scandals

Now translating

Salla Simukka Sytytä valot!/Sammuta valot! and Mia Kankimäki Yönaiset



I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

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Uppdaterad: 29.7.2019