Johanna Sinisalo’s Birdbrain sold to Norway

The rights to translate Johanna Sinisalo’s latest novel Birdbrain (Linnunaivot, Teos 2008) into Norwegian have been sold to Vega Forlag. The Oslo-based publisher plans to bring out their edition in Autumn 2012. All in all Johanna Sinisalo’s books have now been sold to 15 languages.

Birdbrain was recently published in France by Actes Sud (Oiseu de malheur March 2011) and in the UK by Peter Owen Publishers (Birdbrain, October 2010) and got smashing reviews:

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

Read the reviews here:

  Sinisalo Birdbrain

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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