Friday, October 01, 2010
Boris Hurtta Gets Critics Award
The Finnish Critics’ Association has given its “kilon punnus” acknowledgement award to Boris Hurtta, a versatile author of several novels, short stories and fact articles. Hurtta has written many kinds of books from horror and adventure to role playing games, travelogues, and histories. He’s also an author of numerous articles, among others about early Finnish fantasy literature, the monasteries of Meteora, and second-hand book stores in Turku. He’s a known bibliophile and a very well-liked person in the Turku cultural circles.
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Cristian Tamas interviews Johanna Sinisalo for the Europa SF portal. (photo by Katja Lösönen)