An Unexpected Journey into Finnish

“It’s a dangerous business going out of your door,” said Bilbo. “You step into the Road. And if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” That happened to Kersti Juva, and to me. Our adventures in Finnish began three decades apart, hers in the 1970s when she […]

Finnish Literature Exchange Non-Fiction Translators Course

NEaT member Kate Sotejeff-Wilson of KSW Translations participated FILI’s non-fiction translators’ course organized in Helsinki in October 2018. Here are her thoughts. 1. What makes a translator? What makes you, you? I started translating because people asked me to. I was doing my PhD archive research in Poland and met academics who wanted to publish […]