Elina Ahlback Literary Agency is Finland’s leading and first independent, international literary agency representing Finnish authors’ and illustrators’ book, film & TV rights in international markets. The Agency also represents U.S. publishers and their authors exclusively in the Scandinavian markets.

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HOTTEST AUTHORS RIGHT NOW


Anne Leinonen

Award-winning author of adult and YA fiction with stories combining a seamless mix of magical realism, Finnish folk tradition, future fantasy, and world-building and exploration.


Katja Pantzar

Writer, editor and broadcast journalist. Born in Finland and raised in Canada, with stints in the UK and New Zealand, Katja now lives in Helsinki with her family.


Leena Parkkinen

Author of three prize-winning adults’ novels set in 20th century Europe about people living at the margins society.


Maria Turtschaninoff

Prize-winning author known for crafting lyrical, historically inspired fantasy stories starring strong female protagonists.

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Max Seeck

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


Tuutikki Tolonen

Author of warmly absurdist middle-grade novels where monsters work as nannies and bathrobes talk, with the everyday and the fantastic interacting seamlessly.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Anders Vacklin & Aki Parhamaa


Anders Vacklin is a prize-winning screenwriter, dramaturge, script doctor, and author of several manuals on scriptwriting.

Aki Parhamaa is studying creative writing at the University of Jyväskylä, and writing a Finnish superhero movie.

Beta is the duo’s first novel, based on a script for a short film called Suited Reality, a success at PAGE International, International BlueCat, and ScreenCraft screenwriting competitions.