World English rights of The Blood of Angels by Johanna Sinisalo sold to Peter Owen

We are thrilled to announce that the World English rights to Johanna Sinisalo’s award-winning novel The Blood of Angels (Enkelten verta, Teos 2011) have been sold to Sinisalo’s UK publisher Peter Owen. The French rights of The Blood of Angels are sold to Actes Sud for publication in 2013.

Johanna Sinisalo’s first novel, Not Before Sundown (Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi, Tammi 2000), was awarded the Finlandia Prize for literature and the James Tiptree Jr Award in 2004. Rights have been sold in over 10 territories thus far. Birdbrain (Linnunaivot, Teos 2008) was published in English by Peter Owen, in Norwegian by Vega and in French by Actes Sud to brilliant reviews. The Guardian newspaper and Publisher’s Weekly both lifted it to their recommendations lists, while in France the book was nominated for the Prix Escapades 2012.

All in all, Johanna Sinisalo’s works have been translated into 14 languages, including English, German, Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, French, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian and Swedish.

Johanna Sinisalo is also one of the screenwriters of the comic science fiction action film Iron Sky (Energia Productions, 2012).

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Johanna Sinisalo

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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.

Bibliography

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Johanna Sinisalo

The Core of the Sun

2013, Fantasy & S/F

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Johanna Sinisalo

The Blood of Angels

2011, Fantasy & S/F

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Johanna Sinisalo

Birdbrain

2008, Fantasy & S/F

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Johanna Sinisalo

Not Before Sundown

2000, Fantasy & S/F

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Johanna Sinisalo

Hidden Powers

2010, Fantasy & S/F

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Johanna Sinisalo

The Land of Mobius

2010, Middle-Grade

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Johanna Sinisalo

The Glass-Eye

2006, Fantasy & S/F

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Johanna Sinisalo

The Handless Kings and Other Disturbing Tales

2005, Fantasy & S/F

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Johanna Sinisalo

Renate’s Story

2017, Fantasy & S/F

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