Thursday, May 11, 2017

Cultural Award to Turtschaninoff

Maria Turtschaninoff has been awarded by The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland. She received their 20 000 € “Big Cultural Prize” yesterday.

Turtschaninoff was commended for weaving stories that feature mythical worlds, nature, and strong women and girls. The English edition of Naondel (prequel to the excellent Maresi) was published just last month.

Tähtivaeltaja Award Nominees 2018

The shortlist for the Tähtivaeltaja Award has been announced . This year no less than four of the five nominees are Finnish — this is a fir...