Mauri Kunnas’ Mr. Clutterbuck heads to the US

April 6, 2016

The translation rights to three of author Mauri Kunnas’ children’s books have been sold to the United States.

Finnish-Norwegian book series takes off around the globe

April 1, 2016

The translation rights to the six-part space adventure book series Kepler62, created by Timo Parvela and Pasi Pitkänen from Finland and Bjørn Sortland from Norway, have been sold to the French publishing house Éditions Nathan.

Amazon Publishing buys rights to Finnish fiction

March 23, 2016

Amazon Publishing has acquired the world English rights to Burnt Land (Oranssi maa in Finnish), a novel by Finnish author Tua Harno.

New affiliate company to continue Rovio’s books business

February 9, 2016

Rovio Entertainment announced the creation of Kaiken Publishing, a new affiliate company to continue Rovio’s book business. Kaiken will also develop publishing programs for new stories, worlds and characters.

Rights to Oneiron sold to six countries

January 15, 2016

The rights to Oneiron, the Finlandia-Prize-winning novel by the Finnish author Laura Lindstedt, have been sold to altogether six countries. The newest agreement was signed with the French publishing house Gallimard.

Finnish author inspires international crochet trend

November 20, 2015

The translation rights for the Modern Crochet book series by Finnish designer, artisan and author Mari Leppälä, known professionally as Molla Mills, have been sold this week to a number of countries around the world.

Tuuti Piippo presents future female tech leaders

October 28, 2015

Think about the most influential leaders in technology. The founders of world-known companies like Google, Apple, and Samsung. How many women leaders cross your mind? Not many. This is something that Finnish author and journalist Tuuti Piippo wants to change.

Vikings of Brazil brings Nordic Stories to Brazil

July 2, 2015

Pasi and Lilia Loman’s Vikings of Brazil has at least doubled the selection of Nordic literature in Brazil. Next thing on the list might be movies and television shows, both of which have a much larger potential audience in the country than literature.

Rights to Rovio’s book series sold abroad

May 27, 2015

The American publishers Macmillan have purchased the publication rights to the young adult series Freya written by Matthew Laurence and published by Rovio.

Rights to Finnish crime novel sold to the US

May 15, 2015

American film production company Tapestry Films has purchased the rights to Finnish crime writer Marko Kilpi’s novel Elävien kirjoihin. 

Rovio publishes books series and heads to Berlinale

January 26, 2015

Rovio Entertainment, media company behind Angry Birds and headquartered in Finland, is publishing its first young adult book series, Storm Sisters.