Sirpa Kähkönen


Sirpa Kähkönen is one the  Finland’s most loved authors dealing with historical topics of the country and women’s history. Her latest novel Graniittimies/Granite man (Otava, 2016) was nominated for the Nordic Council’s literature prize adn for the Finlandia Prize. Kähkönen has also made a long career as the president of Finnish PEN and is now the president of the The Union of Finnish Writers.

Photo: Tommi Tuomi