Johanna Sinisalo nominated for two literature awards!

In France, Johanna Sinisalo’s BIRDBRAIN (Oiseau du Malheur, Acted Sud 2011) is nominated for the Escapades Prize together with Jens Christian Grondahl, Jonas Jonasson, Hanne Orstavik, Steinunn Sigurdardottir and Erling Jepsen. For more infortmation:

“A sense of lurking horror that will leave you troubled for weeks”
– Sam Jordison, A Guardian Book of the Year, 2010

Author Johanna Sinisalo has also been nominated in the United States for The Science Fiction & Translation Awards, in the Short Form category with her  short story Bear’s Bride. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards are for works of speculative fiction translated into English from other languages.


Johanna Sinisalo

Johanna Sinisalo (b. 1958) is one of Finland’s most successful and internationally acclaimed authors. Praised by readers and critics alike, she has won several literary prizes, among them the Finlandia Prize in 2000 and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award in 2004. Johanna Sinisalo has been nominated for the Prix Escapades 2012, the Tähtivaeltaja (“Star Traveller”) award in 2014 and the Nebula Award in 2008. Her works have been translated into 19 languages.


Johanna Sinisalo

The Core of the Sun

2013, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo

The Blood of Angels

2011, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo


2008, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo

Not Before Sundown

2000, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo

Hidden Powers

2010, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo

The Land of Mobius

2010, Middle-Grade

Johanna Sinisalo

The Glass-Eye

2006, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo

The Handless Kings and Other Disturbing Tales

2005, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo

Renate’s Story

2018, Fantasy & S/F

Johanna Sinisalo

Strangers Inside

2020 Spring, Fantasy & S/F

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