Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Sofi Oksanen is a Finnish-Estonian novelist and playwright. Her novel Purge won the Prix Femina and the Nordic Council Literature Prize, and When the Doves Disappeared won the Swedish Academy Nordic Prize. Her latest novel, Norma, was a #1 bestseller in Finland and finalist for the Young Aleksis Literature Prize and the New Academy Prize in Literature. Oksanen was recently awarded a Medal of Honour by the Ukrainian Association in Finland. She has also received the Budapest Grand Prize, the European Book Prize and the Chevalier Medal of Honour from the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France.
Sofi Oksanen’s Festival appearance is generously supported by Nordic Bridges.