Johanna Sinisalo nominated for two literature awards!

In France, Johanna Sinisalo’s BIRDBRAIN (Oiseau du Malheur, Acted Sud 2011) is nominated for the Escapades Prize together with Jens Christian Grondahl, Jonas Jonasson, Hanne Orstavik, Steinunn Sigurdardottir and Erling Jepsen. For more infortmation:

“A sense of lurking horror that will leave you troubled for weeks”
– Sam Jordison, A Guardian Book of the Year, 2010

Author Johanna Sinisalo has also been nominated in the United States for The Science Fiction & Translation Awards, in the Short Form category with her  short story Bear’s Bride. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards are for works of speculative fiction translated into English from other languages.


Johanna Sinisalo

Johanna Sinisalo (b. 1958) is a Finlandia-Prize winning superstar of Finnish speculative fiction. In addition to her eight novels, she has also written short fiction and film and television screenplays. Her works have been translated into twenty languages. 

Sinisalo has won several literary prizes also abroad, such as the 2004 James Tiptree, Jr. Award and the 2017 Prometheus Award, and was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2008, the Prix Escapades in 2012, and the Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire in 2017.


Johanna Sinisalo

The Storm Flute

2021, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Johanna Sinisalo

Strangers Inside

2020, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Johanna Sinisalo


2018, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Johanna Sinisalo

The Core of The Sun

2013, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Johanna Sinisalo

Blood of Angels

2011, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Johanna Sinisalo

The Möbius Twist

2010, Middle Grade (8-12 Years)

Johanna Sinisalo


2008, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Johanna Sinisalo


2000, Fantasy & Science Fiction

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