KATRI LIPSON is a medical doctor and prize-winning author, whose clear prose has been compared to that of the Russian masters. Her writing touches on themes of love, hope and despair across different walks of life. Lipson was one of 12 winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Literature that recognizes new or emerging authors throughout Europe. She has written four novels: Kosmonautti (2008), Jäätelökauppias, (2012) Detroit (2016) Kaikkein haikein leikki (2019).
“ The Ice-Cream Man opened my mind to new possibilities in storytelling. The book is at once classic and groundbreaking.
– Gabriella Page-Fort, Acquiring Editor, Amazon Crossing
“ A reader’s paradise, full of thematic expansions… – – Helsingin Sanomat newspaper, Finland
- 11.06.2019 Elina Ahlback Literary Agency’s 10th anniversary celebration & New Deals
- 11.06.2019 German rights sold to The Ice-Cream Man by Katri Lipson
- 26.05.2016 Q & A with Katri Lipson about Detroit, love, dreams and ice-hockey
- 06.05.2016 New praise for Johanna Sinisalo, Katri Lipson and Emmi Itäranta!
- 21.08.2015 Katri Lipson’s The Ice Cream Man sold in Serbia and Macedonia!
- 17.03.2015 Czech rights to Cosmonaut by Katri Lipson sold to Argo!
- 17.02.2015 Danish rights to Cosmonaut by Katri Lipson sold to Jensen & Dalgaard!
- 16.10.2014 The Ice Cream Man by Katri Lipson sold in Estonia
- 16.06.2014 EU Literature Prize winner The Ice Cream Man sold in Denmark
- 18.03.2014 World English rights to Katri Lipson’s The Ice-Cream Man sold to AmazonCrossing
- 05.02.2014 EU Literature Prize winner Katri Lipson generates buzz in Prague and London
- 20.01.2014 Katri Lipson’s The Ice-Cream Man sold in Hungary
- 26.11.2013 Katri Lipson to receive the 2013 EU Prize for Literature in Brussels today
- 16.10.2013 Winner of the European Union Prize for Literature The Ice-Cream Man sold in Turkey
- 03.10.2013 Bulgarian rights sold to Katri Lipson’s winning novel The Ice-Cream Man!
- 26.09.2013 European Union Prize for Literature 2013 for Katri Lipson!
- 25.10.2012 Czech rights to Katri Lipson’s Ice Cream Man sold to Argo!