Lola Rogers

Lola Rogers

Lola Rogers is a Finnish to English literary translator living in Seattle. She holds degrees in Linguistics and Finnish Language and Literature from the University of Washington and trained and interned in translation at FILI Finnish Literature Exchange in Helsinki.

Lola has contributed translations of fiction, non-fiction and poetry to a variety of journals and anthologies and has translated numerous novels, including True by Riikka Pulkkinen, which was a Shelf Unbound best book of 2012, and Purge by Sofi Oksanen, chosen as a best book of 2010 by The California Literary Review, The Sunday Times and others. Other translations include works by Pasi Jääskeläinen, Johanna Sinisalo and Rosa Liksom.

Lola is a founding member of the Finnish–English Literary Translation Cooperative.