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Tero Ykspetäjä
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Tähtivaeltaja Award to Lauren Beukes
The Helsinki Science Fiction Society has announced the winner of this year’s Tähtivaeltaja Award : the best science fiction book published in Finnish in 2016 is Zoo City – Eläinten valtakunta by Lauren Beukes. The novel is translated by Tytti Vitikainen and...

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Swecon 2017
Swecon 2017 This weekend it was once again time for Swecon, Sweden‘s national science fiction convention. The convention was called Kontur and held at the Clarion Hotel Gillet in Uppsala—a very nice venue for a convention of 200–300 members (which category ...

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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 girl...

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Sinisalo Interview in Europa SF
Cristian Tamas interviews Johanna Sinisalo for the Europa SF portal.

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R.U.R in Tukkateatteri
Tukkateatteri in Tampere has produced a play of Karel Čapek’s R.U.R. The premiere was on April 21, and the performances continue until May 19.

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Hugo Awards 2017 Finalists
The finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards have been announced . This year’s Hugos are naturally significant for us Finns since the awards will be given in Helsinki in August. But also for a second reason: two Finns are nominated for Hugos! Huge congratulati...

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Sinisalo Nominated for Prometheus
Saw this on Twitter a couple of days ago: The Libertarian Futurist Society has released the finalists for the Prometheus Award in the Best Novel category. Among the finalists is our own Johanna Sinisalo with The Core of the Sun . Congratulations!

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Samovar
Samovar is a new quarterly special issue of Strange Horizons that focuses on translated sf. They publish fiction and poetry in both the original language and an English translation. The first issue of the magazine includes a short story Wither And Blossom (...

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Finnish Weird #4
Finnish Weird is a zine that showcases contemporary Finnish Weird fiction. Issue #4 is out, free to download as an ebook or a pdf. This issue features introductions of three Finnish authors, Magdalena Hai, J.S. Meresmaa, and Viivi Hyvönen, and also a short ...

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Lauren Beukes Comes to Finncon
Finncon 2018 has announced its first Guest of Honor: South African writer Lauren Beukes . Beukes has written novels, short-stories, and comics, and also worked as a journalist and a tv scriptwriter. Two of her novels have been translated into Finnish: a dis...
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