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Bonnier Rights Finland is a literary agency that sells foreign-language publishing rights to high-quality Finnish fiction, children’s books, YA, and illustrated and narrative non-fiction. Bonnier Rights Finland represents the authors and illustrators who work with the publishers that make up Bonnier Books Finland, a subsidiary of the international media house Bonnier. Bonnier Rights Finland also represents film rights on behalf of selected authors. Our worldwide contacts and broad experience in negotiating and licensing translation rights in different language areas, either directly or through professional subagents, guarantee the authors and their books the best possible publishers abroad. Opening new doors in international publishing is our core activity in paving the way for Finnish authors into new and devoted homes all over the world. Bonnier Rights Finland operated under the name WSOY Foreign Rights until September 2014.
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Bonnier Rights FinlandOctober 1st, 2016 at 1:35pm
Jenni Petäinen's gorgeous how-to-braid book BRAIDS featuring 60 most beautiful braids (Letille, WSOY 2015) with breathtakingly beautiful photographs by Laura Mandelin published in Hungarian by Corvina! The translation is by Edit Bogár.

See some of the braid styles: bit.ly/2dcIaKM
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Bonnier Rights Finland added 2 new photos.October 1st, 2016 at 1:35pm
Arto Paasilinna's modern classic THE FOREST OF THE HANGED FOXES (Hirtettyjen kettujen metsä, WSOY 1983) has been adapted into a graphic novel by the French artist Nicolas Dumontehuil, and published in French by Futuropolis :)

N.B. all Paasilinna fans in France: You may see the original cartoons at the gallery Zic&Bul (76, av. de la République, Paris 11è) from 6 to 30 septemer and the show will go on as follows:
9 to 11 september at the festival L’Usine à bulles (Liège),
Saturday 17 september signing at the Krazy Kat bookstore (Bordeaux), from 28 to 30 october at the festival Quai des bulles (Saint-Malo) and from 18 to 20 november at the festival BD Boum (Blois).
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Bonnier Rights Finland added 3 new photos.October 1st, 2016 at 1:35pm
Delighted to announce that Book Centre Rudomino Publisher has acquired the right to translate and publish in Russian a wide collection of Lauri Viita's (1916–1965) poems. The poems will be published in a bilingual edition, both in Russian and in Finnish.

The poems are selected from the collections Betonimylläri ("Concrete Mixer", WSOY 1947), Käppyräinen, ("Crooked", WSOY 1954) and Suutarikin suuri viisas ("A Shoemaker is a Wise Man Too", WSOY 1961). The Russian translations are by Marina Kienja.

A central figure in the Finnish literary scene during the post-war era, Lauri Viita is admired for his original linguistic talent and the masterful use of rhyme and rhythm.

The centenary year of Viita's birth has been celebrated in 2016 with new publications of his works together with a previously unpublished collection of poems.

Read more on Lauri Viita (Books From Finland): bit.ly/2ccCvmN
Bonnier Rights Finland
Bonnier Rights FinlandOctober 1st, 2016 at 1:35pm
It's the 1st of September and we're happy to announce that our Children's and YA Literature Agent Terhi Isomäki-Blaxall is back in business after two years of parental leave.

WELCOME BACK TERHI! <3
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Bonnier Rights Finland added 2 new photos.October 1st, 2016 at 1:35pm
Virpi Marjaana Siira's gorgeous crafts book MY SPACE - SQUARE - CROCHETED VARIATIONS (Oma koppa - Neliö - virkattuja variaatioita, WSOY 2015) published in German by Südwest. The photographs are by Virpi Marjaana Siira & Jarkko Sarjanen, the translation is by Elena Teuffer.
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