Hannele Mikaela Taivassalo, born in 1974, is Finnish-Swedish author. She has published novels, short stories, children’s books as well as plays. Fem knivar hade Andrej Krapl (S&S, 2007) was rewarded with the Runeberg Prize in 2008. This spring she will release a comic novel Scandorama together with the illustrator Catherine Anyago-Grünewald.
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