If you are a Finland-based author looking for an agent to represent your book in foreign markets, please send a synopsis and a short introduction together with the full manuscript and some press reviews to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will get in touch within 60 days if we are interested. Please note that we do not return manuscripts or reading copies, so do not send us originals. Good luck!
Elina Ahlback Literary Agency represents Nordic writers of fiction and non-fiction, for both adult and children’s books as well as illustrators. Our agents work with literary and commercial fiction, thrillers, women’s fiction, science fiction/fantasy, narrative non-fiction, psychology, popular science, parenting, self-help, young adult and children’s fiction/non-fiction and picture books.
MEET THE AGENTS
CEO, Literary Agent
– Film & TV rights
U.S., UK & Commonwealth, Asian territories,
Elina is the founder of the Agency, and has enjoyed a successful career in publishing and bookselling since 1982. She has built an extensive personal network in the international publishing community, and holds a Master of Science degree in international economics. She loves Shakespeare and Jane Austen – and enjoys Agatha Christie.
– Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Russia, Baltics, and Eastern & Southern Europe, World Arabic, China & Taiwan.
– Digital Business Development
Toomas has a B.Sc. degree in Political Science, which he studied at the University of Tartu. He worked as an E-Commerce Manager and Development Manager for Estonia’s largest bookseller, Rahva Raamat for seven years. Toomas is enthusiastic about literature, analytics, and retail sales.
– Nordic Countries, France, Spain & Latin America, Brazil & Portugal, Japan, Korea
– Scandinavian Subrights: Macmillan US Children’s & Simon & Schuster US Children’s
– Social media & communications
Ebba has an MA degree in Political Sciences and an International Degree in Marketing and Advertising. She has a long career in media industry, having worked for content teams in TV. Ebba also loves bringing stories out for others to enjoy. Writing and books are part of who Ebba is – she loves biographies and memoirs as she can travel both in time and space through them.
Rights & Contracts Coordinator
– Contracts, invoices, and royalties
– Supporting the Agency’s Sales team
– Helsinki office administration
Linda has an LLB degree in Law and Politics. Most recently, she completed her Master’s Degree in International and Comparative Law, specializing in technology law and intellectual property.
Linda is a fan of good story-telling and captivating narratives, no matter the medium. In particular, she enjoys delving into sci-fi and historical non-fiction.