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.


About author

Johanna Sinisalo

Johanna Sinisalo (b. 1958) is a Finlandia Prize-winning superstar of Finnish speculative fiction. In addition to her nine 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. In 2022, Johanna Sinisalo was awarded the Pro Finlandia Medal for services to Finnish literature.


2021, Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Storm Flute

Johanna Sinisalo

2020, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Strangers Inside

Johanna Sinisalo

2018, Fantasy & Science Fiction


Johanna Sinisalo

2013, Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Core of The Sun

Johanna Sinisalo

2011, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Blood of Angels

Johanna Sinisalo

2010, Middle Grade (8-12 Years)

The Möbius Twist

Johanna Sinisalo

2008, Fantasy & Science Fiction


Johanna Sinisalo

2000, Fantasy & Science Fiction


Johanna Sinisalo