Johanna Sinisalo nominated for the Tähtivaeltaja award 2012

We are thrilled to report that Johanna Sinisalo has been nominated for the Tähtivaeltaja Award 2012. The Helsinki Science Fiction Association yearly elects the most outstanding science fiction book published in Finland, and Johanna Sinisalo has been nominated for her latest work, The Blood of Angels (Enkelten verta, Teos 2011). Published last September, the novel has received excellent reviews and won the P.E. Svinhufvud Memorial Foundation Literary Prize.

Foreign rights news:

Actes Sud has recently acquired the French rights of The Blood of Angels and plans to publish in 2013.

Moreover, the rights to Johanna Sinisalo’s earlier work, Not Before Sundown (Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi, Tammi 2000) are currently negotiated with Brazilian (Portuguese) and Bulgarian publishers. In the very near future Johanna’s Finlandia Prize winning novel will be available all in all in 16 languages!

Please ask for reading copies and sample translations of Johanna Sinisalo’s works from the Agency!

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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