Johanna Sinisalo selected as guest of honour at Eurocon 2016!

SinisalonewsletterApr272015We are proud to announce that author Johanna Sinisalo, known as the Master of Finnish Weird, has been selected as a guest of honour for Eurocon 2016, a highly regarded European science fiction convention first organized in 1972. Next year’s Eurocon will take place in Barcelona, Spain from November 4th to 6th.

Sinisalo has been drawing plenty of international acclaim in recent months: recently her novel The Blood of Angels (Teos 2011), published in the U.S and UK by Peter Owen in fall of 2014, was included on Locus magazine’s recommended reading list. The book, depicting a future in which bees begin to disappear, has also received starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, as well as praise from Kirkus Reviews and Publishers Weekly.

Earlier this year Foksal published The Blood of Angels in Poland. It has been warmly received by local critics and bloggers.

Praise in Poland for The Blood of Angels:

”Sinisalo has constructed an ingenious whole. Details [about the main character] are revealed gradually through details that create a wonderful, but also a terribly sad, mosaic…the book also provides one of the most compelling and moving depictions of mourning that can be found in popular literature.”
Gildia online publication, Poland

”The book’s different dimensions complement and interact with one another wonderfully… the prose is perfect, really at a high level…reading this is an extraordinary pleasure.”
Czworgiem oczu blog, Poland

”Reading The Blood of Angels was an extraordinary experience…its elements of poetry and mythology are captivating.”
Mercy in Your Eyes culture blog, Poland

Sinisalo’s latest novel, The Core of the Sun (Teos 2013), published in Germany by Clett-Kotta in 2014, will launch in the World English market in 2016 by Grove Atlantic.

RIGHTS SOLD: THE BLOOD OF ANGELS
Original publisher:
FINLAND, Teos
WORLD ENGLISH, Peter Owen
FRANCE, Actes Sud
POLAND, Foksal

RIGHTS SOLD: THE CORE OF THE SUN
Original publisher:
FINLAND, Teos
CZECH REPUBLIC, Euromedia
FRANCE, Actes Sud
GERMANY, Klett-Cotta
WORLD ENGLISH, Grove Atlantic

Reading material:
The Blood of Angels

English edition
French edition
Finnish edition
The Core of the Sun
German edition
English sample
Finnish edition

Contact: info@ahlbackagency.com

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.

Bibliography


Johanna Sinisalo

The Core of the Sun

2013, Fantasy & S/F


Johanna Sinisalo

The Blood of Angels

2011, Fantasy & S/F


Johanna Sinisalo

Birdbrain

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

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