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Lotta Sonninen

Author and translator of nonfiction and editor of Finnish fiction.

Magdalena Hai

Lover of cross genre fiction and all things strange, and her fiction often combines elements of sci-fi, fantasy and horror.

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Max Seeck

The Debut Thriller Award-winning author of page-turning Nordic Noir thrillers that develop at a breakneck speed.

Mia Kankimäki

Author of narrative nonfiction that takes the reader on a journey in the footsteps of forgotten women of the history.

Minna Lindgren

Best-selling author whose novels are defined by societal themes, dry humor, quick wit and a hint of a whodunit.

Petri Karra

Petri Karra’s new fast-paced psychological thriller explores a parent’s love for their son – and the crimes committed to protect him.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Laura Lindstedt

Laura Lindstedt (b. 1976) became a critical darling with her adoption-themed debut novel Scissors (Sakset, Teos 2007), which earned her a nomination for the Finlandia Prize, the country’s most prestigious literary honour. She is currently revising her Ph.D. thesis on French author Nathalie Sarraute. Lindstedt’s second novel Oneiron (Teos 2015) is a work of speculative fiction that takes place in the mysterious moments that follow one’s death. Oneiron has continued Lindstedt’s critical success, earning her the coveted 2015 Finlandia Prize.