Heikki Aalto-Alanen

Heikki Aalto-Alanen is the grandson of architects Aino and Alvar Aalto, who has previously served as vice chairman of the Alvar Aalto Foundation, been [...]


Piia Aho

Piia Aho is a graphic designer who loves book design more than anything. She always makes an effort to find the perfect visual tone for each book – [...]


Mari Ahokoivu

Mari Ahokoivu (b. 1984) is a Finnish illustrator and a comics artist. She’s been drawing professionally for over 10 years, mainly drawing graphic no [...]


Ismo Leikola and Angelika Leikola

Ismo Leikola, known professionally also as ISMO, is the most successful stand-up comedian to come from Finland. He’s also an author, musician, scree [...]


Jessikka Aro

Jessikka Aro (born 1980) is a Finnish journalist working for Finland’s public service broadcaster Yle. In September 2014, she began to investigate p [...]


Elina Backman

Elina Backman is a media & marketing professional living in Helsinki, in an old wooden 1920 house with a family of 2 kids and a husband. Elina lov [...]


Tapani Bagge

Tapani Bagge (born 1962) is known for his versatility. He has written more than 20 books for children and teens, more than 50 Jerry Cottons, as well a [...]


Ann-Luise Bertell

Ann-Luise Bertell in an author and a theater director, born 1971 in Oravais, Finland. She has gratuated from Finnish Theater Academy, and debuted as a [...]


Raisa Cacciatore

Raisa Cacciatore MD, is a child psychiatrist, special competence in adolescent health, specialist physician, and an EMDR Europe Accredited Practitione [...]


Jyrki Erra

Jyrki Erra, born in 1950, is an architect and an author. He lives and works in Helsinki with his spouse, who is also an architect. As a counterbalance [...]


Laura Ertimo

Laura Ertimo is a geographer and author. She has previously worked in publishing of geography-related non-fiction and maps, and now she writes full ti [...]


Kevin Frazier

Kevin Frazier is a novelist, nonfiction writer, essayist and reviewer who lives in Helsinki. Previous collaborations between Halonen and Frazier inclu [...]


Laura Gustafsson

Laura Gustafsson is a novelist and playwright. Recurring themes in her work include oppression, violence, animal rights and the environment, whic [...]


Laura Haapamäki

Laura Haapamäki is a Lapland-based illustrator. She loves to portray fictional people and places in her illustrations and does most of her work on th [...]


Kaisa Haatanen

Kaisa Haatanen (b. 1966) is a Helsinki-based publisher who describes herself as ”an old maid, a firstborn and a big sister, not particularly ugly or [...]


Magdalena Hai

Magdalena Hai is an award-winning author, lover of cross-genre fiction and all things strange. Her fiction often combines elements of sci-fi, fantasy [...]


Arto Halonen

Arto Halonen is a film director and screenwriter, known for his strong socially-conscious stance towards his subjects. He is one of the few people in [...]


Karo Hämäläinen

Karo Hämäläinen (b. 1976) has two passions: literature and the stock market, and has a 15-year background as an economics reporter. He works as the [...]


Carita Harju

Carita Harju has always enjoyed saunas and goes to sauna with her family nearly every day. In 2010, she founded Sauna from Finland, because she felt t [...]


Mikko-Pekka Heikkinen

Mikko-Pekka Heikkinen was born in the Finnish countryside and lives in Helsinki. He works as a journalist, specializing on culture and nature. He has [...]


Saku Heinänen

Saku Heinänen is an illustrator, type designer, and former professor of graphic design at Aalto University. He creates light and shadow in his illust [...]


Elina Hirvonen

Elina Hirvonen is an author of adults’ and children’s prose, a journalist and documentary filmmaker. She has written four highly acclaimed adults [...]


Timo Honkela

Timo Honkela researched artificial intelligence and machine learning for over 30 years, and served as a professor in three universities, including his [...]


Ars Horkka

A.R.S. Horkka is a very private person and feels unwelcomed in social situations. This author doesn't give interviews, refusing to step into the publi [...]


Koko Hubara

Koko Hubara (MSSc., 1984) is the founder of Brown Girls Media, the first for us by us media for people of color in Finland. She is the first editor-in [...]


Hannele Huovi

Hannele Huovi (born 1949) is an acclaimed Finnish author who wrote her first children’s radio play while studying for her university degree. In addi [...]


Ville Hytönen

Ville Hytönen (b. 1982) is a poet, children’s book writer, bookshop owner, columnist and publishing director at Savukeidas Publishing, which he fou [...]


Emmi Itäranta

Emmi Itäranta (b.1976) holds two MA degrees, one in Drama and another in Creative Writing. Her award-winning debut novel Memory of Water (Teemestarin [...]


Riikka Jäntti

Riikka Jäntti, a 2003 graduate of University of Industrial Art of Helsinki, now part of Aalto University, is a Helsinki-based illustrator and author [...]


J. K. Johansson

J. K. Johansson is the pen name of a group of professional storytellers. Johansson loves Nordic crime novels, HBO series, well-written sex scenes, and [...]


Teemu Juhani

Teemu Juhani is a Finnish illustrator, comic artist and picture book author whose illustrations have been published in picture books and children's fi [...]


Katja Kallio

Katja Kallio is a critically acclaimed bestselling author and screenwriter. Since her striking debut on the Finnish literature scene in 2000, she has [...]


Mia Kankimäki

Mia Kankimäki is the author of two best-selling books which blend travelogue, memoir, biography and women’s history. After taking a master’s degr [...]


Tuula Karjalainen

Dr. Tuula Karjalainen is a Finnish art historian and non-fiction writer who has previously worked as a director of the Helsinki Art Museum and th [...]


Jussi Karjalainen

Jussi Karjalainen is a graphic designer, illustrator and co-founder of Napa Books. His distinctive artwork has featured widely across books, music and [...]


Markku Karpio

Markku Karpio worked as a kindergarten teacher for 12 years before becoming a full-time writer in 1996, one year after the publication of his debut no [...]


Riina Katajavuori

Riina Katajavuori  is known for both her poetry and her prose, which includes works for both adults and children; her poetry has been transl [...]


Sissi Katz

Sissi Katz is an ophthalmologist from Helsinki. Elements of her novel, The Amazing Life and Times of Coco Kafka, are inspired by the author’s o [...]


Martta Kaukonen

Martta Kaukonen (1976) lives in Helsinki and is a film critic, whose reviews have been published in both Finland’s biggest newspaper Helsingin Sanom [...]


Anssi Keränen

Anssi Keränen, an author and illustrator, has a master’s degree in graphic design from the University of Art and Design Helsinki (now part of Aalto [...]


Valpuri Kerttula

Valpuri Kerttula is a Finnish illustrator and designer based in Lahti, Finland. In addition to diverse domestic work, her art is also being published [...]


Satu Kettunen

Satu Kettunen won 2015 Rudolf Koivu award for her debut picture book ”Otso Aarnisen salaperäinen seikkailu”. Her second book, Yökirja (together [...]


Marko Kilpi

Marko Kilpi (b. 1969) is an author and policeman. Praised by critics, his novels have been awarded several literary prize nominations. The Land of the [...]


Konsta Klemetti

Konsta Klemetti has worked for several leading game companies in Helsinki and is the core member of the story-driven transmedia studio Action Squad St [...]


Terhi Kokkonen

Terhi Kokkonen (1974) is a Helsinki-based musician and pop lyricist. She is known for the band Scandinavian Music Group, as well as being one of the s [...]


Satu Kontinen

Satu Kontinen (b. 1976) is a graphic designer and illustrator obsessed with little animals and Instagram photography. She is known for using bold colo [...]


Tomi Kontio

Tomi Kontio is one of the most esteemed and acclaimed poets of his generation. His debut collection of poetry Under the Ballroom Sky, which came [...]


Kaj Korkea-aho

Kaj Korkea-aho (b. 1983) is a writer, columnist and a comedian. Moreover, he has a career as an actor and a host in TV and radio. In his varied acting [...]


Erja Korteniemi-Poikela

Erja Korteniemi-Poikela is a midwife, nurse, clinical sex-therapist, and a nonfiction author. She has had a long career working with the sexual health [...]


Vladislav Koržets & Kaarel Koržets

Vladislav Koržets is the most well known fisherman in Estonia. He is a nature TV host, writer and a poet and is running a successful Fish Cafe Kalamb [...]


Hanna-Riikka Kuisma

Hanna-Riikka Kuisma (b. 1978) is a writer, art critic and columnist from Pori. Her latest novel, High-Rise, was nominated for the Finlandia Prize, and [...]


Noora Kunnas

Noora Kunnas (born in 1987) is a children’s author from Helsinki, Finland. She has the knack for making both children and grownups laugh while they [...]


Emilia Lahti

Emilia Lahti is an international keynote speaker, human rights activist, ultra-runner and world’s first academic researcher on the Finnish concept o [...]


Hannele Lampela

Hannele Lampela's lovable works have been praised above all for their rich humor and ability to truly show the world from a child's perspective. She h [...]


Leena Lehtolainen

Leena Lehtolainen is Finland’s bestselling female crime writer and created her successful protagonist, detective Maria Kallio, in 1993. Having alrea [...]


Antti Leikas

Antti Leikas is an author, father and mathematician, who has worked in tech companies, as a newspaper photographer and as the editor-in-chief of the O [...]


Anne Leinonen

Anne Leinonen (b.1973) is a multiple-award winning, key author, tutor and editor of Finnish science fiction and fantasy. Leinonen’s short stories ha [...]


Minna Lindgren

Minna Lindgren (b. 1963) is a freelance journalist and columnist known for her whimsical writing style and fearless approach to topics as strange as o [...]


Mervi Lindman

Mervi Lindman (b.1971) is a much-loved illustrator whose cheerful artworks have been published in 15 different countries to date. Lindman’s illustra [...]


Laura Lindstedt

Laura Lindstedt (b. 1976) became a critical darling with her adoption-themed debut novel Scissors (Sakset, Teos 2007), which earned her a nomination f [...]


Aino Louhi

Aino Louhi (s. 1981) in an artist whose large range of works include paintings and installations, as well as children’s book illustrations and comic [...]


Kristiina Louhi

Kristiina Louhi is an artist and an awarded graphic designer, illustrator and author. She has illustrated dozens of children’s books over the years [...]


Meri Luttinen

Meri Luttinen is an award-winning Finnish debut writer from Tampere. Her debut Stormseye won the Topelius prize and was nominated for both Kuvastaja A [...]


Frank Martela

Frank Martela, PhD, is an academic researcher who is a leading expert in the topics of the meaning in life, happiness and human wellbeing. He has coll [...]


Sara Medberg

Sara Medberg is a historian currently writing her doctoral dissertation about the education of highborn girls in the18th century. The ideas for her no [...]


Mooses Mentula

Mooses Mentula was born in Tuupovaara, Eastern Finland and grew up in Kuhmo, Kainuu. From the age of 16 he worked as a journalist for newspapers and r [...]


Kari Nars

Dr. Kari Nars has a long and distinguished career in various high banking positions in London, Washington and Paris, and as a director of Finland’s [...]


Inka Nousiainen

Inka Nousiainen is an award-winning author from Helsinki, who writes fiction, children’s books and lyrics for different artists. She was only 17 yea [...]


Miika Nousiainen

Miika Nousiainen writes sharp, gentle and often tragicomical novels about surprising themes like long-distance running, the desire to be Swedish, and [...]


Harri Nykänen

Harri Nykänen is an industrious novelist who draws on his 20 years of experience as a crime reporter at Helsingin Sanomat, the largest daily in the N [...]


Anni Nykänen

Anni Nykänen is a comic artist, illustrator and graphic designer. Her comics have thrice been nominated for the prestigious Comic Finlandia Award. [...]


A. M. Ollikainen

A. M. Ollikainen is a pseudonym for a husband-and-wife author duo Aki and Milla Ollikainen. Aki Ollikainen has published three novels and won the Hels [...]


Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila became the pre-eminent European businessman of his generation during his time as CEO of Nokia Corporation from 1992 to 2006. Ollila curre [...]


Kaisa Paasto

Kaisa Paasto (b. 1979) spent her childhood in the north of Finland and now lives in Espoo with her husband, two children and several pets. Kaisa has a [...]


Ulla-Maija Paavilainen

Ulla-Maija Paavilainen, award-winning journalist, is the author of several well-received novels and non-fiction books. She has worked as the edit [...]


Katja Pantzar

Helsinki-based writer, editor and broadcast journalist Katja Pantzar was raised in Canada with stints in New Zealand and the UK. Pantzar’s The Finni [...]


Aki Parhamaa

Aki Parhamaa is studying creative writing at the University of Jyväskylä, and writing a Finnish superhero movie. Together with Anders Vacklin he has [...]


Leena Parkkinen

Leena Parkkinen has authored three prize-winning adults’ novels set in 20th century Europe, often about people living at the margins society. H [...]


Sanna Pelliccioni

Sanna Pelliccioni is a Finnish illustrator, graphic designer and children’s author living in Helsinki with her Finnish-Italian family. Pelliccioni i [...]


Sari Peltoniemi

Sari Peltoniemi is a versatile and respected author who writes for children, young adults, and adults. She has also written lyrics and played the bass [...]


Virpi Penna

Virpi Penna is an award-winning illustrator and graphic artist, whose images glow with the delicate joy of colour and the enchantment of fairy ta [...]


Karoliina Pertamo

Karoliina Pertamo is an artist who has illustrated more than 30 books. She works with a bright color palette and also uses collage in her charmingly n [...]


Emmi Pesonen

Emmi Pesonen (1977) is a Helsinki-based writer, screenwriter and actress. She graduated in 2001 as a Master of Theater Arts and has worked as an actor [...]


Maria Pettersson

As a child, Maria Pettersson’s dream job was to be an international adventurer. Instead, she became an award-winning journalist, the editor-in-chief [...]


Maria Peura

Maria Peura (b. 1970) is a prize-winning author and dramaturge. She was given the prestigious Young Aleksis Kivi Prize, and nominated for the Finlandi [...]


Matti Pikkujämsä

Matti Pikkujämsä has created illustrations for nearly a dozen children’s books as well as several national magazines and newspapers in Finlan [...]


Pasi Pitkänen

Pasi Pitkänen has become known for his richly detailed illustrative work on several children’s books such as the Monster Nanny trilogy by Tuutikki [...]


Perttu Pölönen

Perttu Pölönen is a futurist, inventor and an inspirational speaker. He has won the EU’s biggest science competition for youth and studied exponen [...]


Iida Rauma

Iida Rauma is an author of two prize-winning novels. Her writing tackles notions of power, sexuality, violence, and the relationship between humans an [...]


Eeva Rohas

Eeva Rohas is a critically acclaimed author who writes about social misfits. Rohas received her doctoral degree in contemporary culture research in 20 [...]


Aapo Roselius

AAPO ROSELIUS  is a resercher and a nonfiction author, who has studied extensively the Finnish Civil War and the history of the 1920s and 1930s. [...]


Veera Salmi

Veera Salmi (1976) is a Helsinki-based writer, who has worked over 15 years as a kindergarten teacher. The real starting point for her career as a wri [...]


Nadja Sarell

Nadja Sarell has degrees in dance and illustration, and loves to teach children and adults alike. If Nadja was an animal, she would be a cat living in [...]


Max Seeck

New York Times Bestselling Author Max Seeck is topping the bestseller lists in Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden so far. THE WITCH HUNTER has alread [...]


Oula Silvennoinen

Oula Silvennoinen, PhD, is a historian and an author of narrative non-fiction who specializes on the upheavals of the modern era within the Nordic and [...]


Salla Simukka

Salla Simukka is the author of the international success story The Snow White Trilogy: rights are sold in 52 territories and in Hollywood. She ha [...]


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 writte [...]


Juha-Pekka Raeste & Hannu Sokala

Juha-Pekka Raeste covers international and domestic business for Helsingin Sanomat, the biggest newspaper in Finland. He focuses on the biggest corpor [...]


Lotta Sonninen

Lotta Sonninen works as an editor of Finnish fiction and has also translated a lot of nonfiction. She got the idea for The Little Book of Bad Moods wh [...]


Katariina Souri

Katariina Souri (b. 1968) is an author, columnist and writer for film and television. Her debut novel, Me and Morrison (Minä ja Morrison, Tammi 1999) [...]


Miina Supinen

Miina Supinen (b. 1976) is a journalist, essayist and author. Her critically acclaimed novels and short stories have a dedicated fan following, and ma [...]


Pauliina Susi

Pauliina Susi has worked as a journalist and editor at several well-known Finnish magazines. She has a master’s degree in political science, and is [...]


Petri Tamminen

Petri Tamminen is a Finnish author best known for his laconic humor and short stories, and 6 novels. How to greet an alien is his first book for child [...]


Anniina Tarasova

Anniina Tarasova is a Helsinki-based storyteller who’s worked in the leadership of a startup. Her family comes from Finland, Karelia, and St. Peters [...]


Mila Teräs

Mila Teräs has written several books for children, young adults and adults, and been nominated for the prestigious Finlandia Junior and Topelius priz [...]


Tuutikki Tolonen

Tuutikki Tolonen is the author of several acclaimed children’s books, plays and academic articles. For Monster Nanny she received the Arvid Lydecken [...]


Katja Törmänen

KATJA TÖRMÄNEN is a history teacher by training and a writer by profession. She has also studied and taught creative writing. She lives in Oulu, Nor [...]


Maria Turtschaninoff

Maria Turtschaninoff is known for crafting lyrical, historically inspired fantasy stories starring strong female protagonists. In addition to J.R [...]


Saara Turunen

Saara Turunen is an internationally acclaimed award-winning author, playwright and director. She is known for her bold and direct style and much of he [...]


Anders Vacklin

Anders Vacklin is a prize-winning screenwriter, dramaturge, script doctor, and author of several manuals on scriptwriting. Together with Aki Parhamaa [...]


Jyrki Vainonen

Jyrki Vainonen (1963) is an award-winning Finnish author who is renowned for his Finnish translations of the works of Seamus Heaney, Jonathan Swift an [...]


Heikki Valkama

Heikki Valkama is an acclaimed journalist who has worked as an editor-in-chief at several Finnish quality magazines. Additionally he has written books [...]


Jussi Valtonen

Jussi Valtonen (1974) is an author and psychologist from Helsinki. He has studied neuropsychology in the United States and screenwriting in the UK, an [...]


Heidi Viherjuuri

Heidi Viherjuuri is a teacher, children’s writer and a blogger, who lives in Germany. She grew up in a small village in the Finnish countryside – [...]


Kati Vuorento

Kati Vuorento is an illustrator living and working in Helsinki, Finland. ”In small details there is an infinite magic. I want my illustrations to st [...]