Friday, May 16, 2014

YA Awards to Peltoniemi, Hai

The annual Laivakello Award has been given to Sari Peltoniemi for her versatile children and YA career. The award is administered by the Väinö Riikkilä Society and Pekkas-akatemia. This year’s winner was chosen by critic and literature scholar Päivi Heikkilä-Halttunen.

The Kirjava Kettu Award is given biannually by the Kaarina city library, and the award winner is chosen by local children and YA readers. This year the award goes to Kerjäläisprinsessa by Magdalena Hai (whom you can meet in September at Turconen where she is the Guest of Honor).


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...