6 February 2013
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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