About me


My name is Eva Corijn. I grew up in a bilingual Dutch-English environment in Southeast Asia. When I wasn’t splashing about in the pool with my brothers, I was reading stories and teaching myself quirky new words.

That love for words led me to study Asian Languages & Cultures at Ghent University, with Swedish on the side. After obtaining my master’s degree, I moved to Sweden to study international politics. The plan was to become a diplomat, but a stint in student journalism put me on a different track…


I built a career in communication in Sweden’s NGO sector: writing speeches on democracy for International IDEA’s Secretary-General, fundraising stories at Doctors Without Borders, web articles on women’s rights at Kvinna till Kvinna, and marketing copy for international students at the Swedish Institute (meatballs and equality, anyone?).

I started working as a translator and editor in 2017. Today, I own my own company. I collaborate with a range of clients and translation agencies, many of whom have called on me again and again ever since our first project.

I’m a member of the Swedish Association of Professional Translators (Sveriges Facköversättarförening).


“I want to bury my fingers in the soil of language.” One of Belgium’s biggest translation agencies, Blue Lines, interviewed me about multilingualism and how to become a creative translator. Click on the image to the left to read more!

Did you know you probably have something in common with my gran?

Fun fact

I occasionally work at Sveriges Radio as an English-language radio journalist: writing scripts, interviewing experts, editing sound in the studio and presenting the daily news on air.

Which is how I found myself biting my nails and refreshing Reuters, poised to announce the winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature. (Click on the microphone to discover who it was!)

Contact me

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