Tuula Kojo

Tuula Kojo (1962) holds a Master’s degree in comparative literature from the University of Turku and studied Turcology at the Universities of Istanbul and Uppsala. She has worked as freelance translator from Turkish and Swedish since 1995. Among the authors she has translated are Orhan Pamuk, Hasan Ali Toptaş and Klas Östergren. She has received several fellowships, for example the Finnish Government Artist’s Grant for three years (2005-2007) and her translations of Orhan Pamuk’s Snow and Istanbul won the Finnish Government Annual Award for Translation in 2005.