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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Petri Karra

Petri Karra is a writer from Helsinki, who is also known a screenwriter for tv and films. His works are often focused around families, and the circle [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Hanna 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 [...]


Leena Lehtolainen

Leena Lehtolainen is the top female crime author in Finland: her new titles always head straight to #1 on the Finnish bestseller lists. Leena’s [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Sara Medberg

Sara Medberg is a historian currently writing a doctoral dissertation about the education of highborn girls in the 18th century. The ideas for her nov [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 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 [...]


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 [...]


Max Seeck

MAX SEECK has a background in sales and marketing. Increasingly, Seeck devotes his time to writing professionally fulltime. An avid reader of Nordic N [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Saara Turunen

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


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 [...]