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Juste Nepaite - Translator of the Month

Justė Nepaitė
Justė Nepaitė

May’s Translator of the Month is Justė Nepaitė from Lithuania. She mainly translates fiction but also other genres, and her translation of Karl Ove Knausgård’s My Struggle 3 was released in January. Later this year, Jon Fosse’s Scenes from a Childhood / Morning and Evening will be available in her translation. Justė has also translated a number of Norwegian picture books for children, for use among Lithuanian children attending kindergartens in Norway.
In addition to being a translator, Juste has also been a tutor of Norwegian language and culture for a number of years.

Learn more about Justė here.

Those of you who understand Norwegian can read her Translator of the Month interview here.

Book covers of Karl Ove Knausgård's «My Struggle 1 – 3», translated by Juste.
Karl Ove Knausgård's «My Struggle 1 – 3», translated by Juste.

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See other translators interviewed in our Translator of the Month series here.

Books from Norway provides you with information in English about Norwegian literature in all genres. The information is provided by rightsholders and NORLA.

Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway was Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website for information about the project, news and events.

Frankfurt 2019