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Emily Jeremiah

Prize-winning translator of Finnish poetry and fiction.

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Occupation Translator
Country United Kingdom

Emily Jeremiah is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Gender Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, and the author of three monographs. She is also a prize-winning translator of Finnish poetry and fiction.

Her translations include Eeva-Liisa Manner, Bright, Dusky, Bright (Waterloo Press, 2009), Asko Sahlberg, The Brothers (trans. with Fleur Jeremiah, Peirene Press, 2012), Kristina Carlson, Mr Darwin's Gardener (trans. with Fleur Jeremiah, Peirene Press, 2013), and Sirkka Turkka, A Sure Star in a Moonless Night (Waterloo Press, 2013). Her co-translation with Fleur Jeremiah of White Hunger, by Aki Ollikainen, was longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016.

She is a long-standing judge of the Schlegel-Tieck Prize for German translation.

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