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 (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.


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

Troll, AKA Not Before Sundown

2000, Fantasy & Science Fiction

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