Riikka Johanna Uhlig is a German-Finnish translator and (eternal) student of poetry. She was born in 1977 in Jyväskylä, she graduated as a Master of Arts from the University of Jyväskylä Finnish language as her major subject in 2002 and moved to Berlin in 2002, where she still lives with her family. Uhlig has written the poetry book Rakkauden satunnaisotanta, and her poems have been published in magazines and anthologies. Uhlig’s poetry translations have previously been published in Tuli & Savu magazine. Schneepart – Lumen ääni is the first poetry collection she has translated.