Edited by Johanna Sinisalo and Toni Jerrman.
Worldcon 75 proudly presents
A sparkling showcase of the works of top-notch Finnish speculative writers, many of them internationally acclaimed and awarded!
Take the ride of a lifetime with these strange, exciting, poetic, disturbing, deep and fun short stories and one novel excerpt - most of which are now availeble for the very first time in English, or are even having their world premiere!
Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen: The Haunted House on Rocketworks Street
Maria Turtschaninoff: Undine
Tiina Raevaara: Showfall
Johanna Sinisalo: Voiceless Voices
Emmi Itäranta: The Bearer of the Bone Harp
Miina Supinen: The Baby Blue Button
Anne Leinonen: The Skinner
Jenny Kangasvuo: The Challenges of Waste Disposal
Anni Nupponen: The River God
Hannu Rajaniemi: Summerland: Chapter One
Leena Likitalo: Giants at the End of the World
Johanna Sinisalo was born in Sodankylä, Finland, in 1958. She has studied literature and drama in the Tampere university. She has worked in the advertising and also as a writer in many Finnish tv series.
She became known in 1985, when seven of her short stories were published in genre magazines. Next year her stories were the top three in Atoroxes, a prize given to the best Finnish genre short story. She has won the prize seven times.
Her first novel was published in 2000 and it won the Finlandia prize for literature, most prestigious literary award in Finland.
Her short stories are published in The Dedalus Book of Finnish Fantasy (Transit) and Year's Best SF (Baby Doll).
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