Saturday, December 09, 2006

Markku Soikkeli Wins Portti Award

Markku SoikkeliM.G. Soikkeli has won the Portti short story competition. This is the third win for Markku. The results were announced in Tampere on Thursday; this was the 21st time the competition was held.

The second place was a tie between an old hand Harri Erkki and a new name Vesa-Pekka Herva. Third place was also a tie (and shouldn’t it really be fourth since two persons came second) between Petri Laine and J.K. Miettinen.

Anne has a report with some pictures.

Finlandia Award Nominees 2018

The Finlandia Award nominees for this year have been announced, and there are a couple of familiar sfnal names in the mix. Magdalena Hai’s K...