Riina Katajavuori


Riina Katajavuori  is known for both her poetry and her prose, which includes works for both adults and children; her poetry has been translated into more than 20 languages. She is also a frequent columnist for several Finnish magazines. Among her best-known projects is the Pentti picture book series created in collaboration with illustrator Salla Savolainen. Katajavuori’s novel Gifts (Tammi 2004) was nominated for the prestigious Runeberg prize. The Ladies of Seven Brothers (Tammi 2014) became an instant classic upon its fall 2014 publication.

 

 

“Katajavuori’s dialogue-driven novel is a simultaneously wild and wise version of Aleksis Kivi’s Seven Brothers.”
– Ilkka newspaper, Finland (on The Ladies of Seven Brothers)

Bibliography


Riina Katajavuori

The Ladies of Seven Brothers

2014, Literary


Riina Katajavuori

Gifts

2004, Literary


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