If, like me, you weren’t able to attend Worldcon 75 in Helsinki (which just wrapped up today), at least we can all watch some videos taken of cool panels! Here are links to some of the panels that dealt with SF in translation/SF in languages other than English. Enjoy! “Lost in Mistranslation” with Jan
Tag Archives: Finland
The world of Finnish speculative fiction is a wonderfully varied one, with authors like Johanna Sinisalo, Leena Krohn, Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen, and many others pushing the boundaries of the genre and exploring everything from hard sci-fi to the “Finnish Weird.” Philosophical, surreal, haunting: Finnish speculative fiction isn’t afraid to rip away the veil of reality
In 2011, Jeff and Ann VanderMeer did a series of interviews with Finnish authors, editors, and bloggers about their work in relation to speculative fiction: Toni Jerrman, editor of the Finnish magazine, Tähtivaeltaja Finnish editor and critic, Jukka Halme (Part I and Part II) writer Johanna Sinisalo writer Viivi Hyvonen writer
Check out the Finnish-English Literary Translation Cooperative’s speculative fiction section, which includes summaries and review excerpts of several recent works of great SF in translation:
Cristian Tamas interviews Finnish Weird author Johanna Sinisalo over at Europa SF: check it out.