Finnish books to reach new ears

November 24, 2017

Two book series by Finnish authors will be recorded in various new languages on international audiobook service Storytel.

Finland’s first superhero movie to German readers

August 21, 2017

The rights for the official novelisation of Rendel have been sold to Random House’s German imprint Heyne Verlag.

Sleepless baby bear awakens global interest

August 15, 2017

A Finnish children’s book about a little bear called Mur is charming both kids and grown-ups in an increasing number of countries.

Finnish author finds his 20th language

June 15, 2017

Finnish author Tommi Kinnunen will soon see his book translated into Chinese, as the translation rights to one of his novels have been sold to China.

Finnish climate change novel goes to the UK

January 23, 2017

Bonnier Publishing UK has acquired the rights to translate Finnish novel Kun aika loppuu by Elina Hirvonen to English.

New agency to give Finnish literature a global push

December 9, 2016

A first-of-its-kind joint literature agency has been founded by three Finnish publishers, with the goal of selling translation rights for Finnish literature.

Finnish writer wins FT prize for burnout book idea

November 23, 2016

‘Mental Meltdown’ by Nora Rosendahl has won the Bracken Bower Prize as the best business book proposal by a young author.

UK studio snaps up film rights to Finnish novel

November 23, 2016

Finnish author Maria Turtschaninoff’s feminist fantasy novel Maresi is being developed into a film by Film4.

Finnish children’s books coming to China

October 19, 2016

Finnish publishing company Dramaforum has signed an agreement with Chinese publisher Shanghai Zhiyuang Culture Communication.

Finnish children’s programming book tops charts in Japan

August 17, 2016

Finnish author Linda Liukas’ children’s programming book Hello Ruby is breaking records in Japan.

Random House buys Simukka’s upcoming novel’s English rights

June 3, 2016

One of the world’s biggest publishers, US-based Random House, has acquired the world English rights of Finnish author Salla Simukka’s children’s novel in a pre-empt.