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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 FinlandJuly 31st, 2016 at 4:33am
We are off to a summer break :)

Thank you all for tuning in, more news in August!
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Bonnier Rights FinlandJuly 31st, 2016 at 4:33am
Italian rights to Arto Paasilinna's VOLOMARI VOLOTINEN'S FIRST WIFE AND OTHER OLD JUNK (Volomari Volotisen ensimmäinen vaimo ja muuta vanhaa tavaraa, WSOY 1994) sold to Iperborea. The translation will be published in autumn 2016, at the same time as the French translation of the same novel LE DENTIER DU MARÉCHAL, MADAME VOLOTINEN ET AUTRES CURIOSITÉS.
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Bonnier Rights FinlandJuly 31st, 2016 at 4:33am
Timo Parvela's wonderfully popular first reader ELLA AND FRIENDS (Ella ja kaverit 1, Tammi 1995-1998) published in Turkish by Mavi Bulut! The translation is by Ailin Gümüş and the new illustrations are by by Çınar Dize Sertbarut
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Bonnier Rights FinlandJuly 31st, 2016 at 4:33am
The international film rights to Arto Paasilinna’s "devilishly exotic fable" THE HOWLING MILLER (Ulvova mylläri, WSOY 1981) have been sold to White Light Films in France! The film shooting will start in Languedoc –Roussillon in August 2016 and the film will premiere in autumn 2017 entitled CORNELIUS, LE MEUNIER HURLANT.

The Howling Miller has sold 100.000 copies in Finland alone and it has been published with praise in 27 languages throughout the world.

Cover of the English edition © Canongate, UK.
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Bonnier Rights Finland shared Ullstein Verlag's photo.July 31st, 2016 at 4:33am
Warmest congratulations to Dr. Angela Plöger!

Dr. Plöger was decorated with the Cross of the Knight (Order of the Lion of Finland) on 29th June 2016 for her outstanding achievements in promoting Finnish literature in Germany. Angela Plöger is currently translating Katja Kettu's novel HAWK MOTH (WSOY, 2015), to be published by Ullstein in March 2017.

Pictured below Dr. Plöger together with Ambassador of Finland in Germany, Ritva Koukku-Ronde.
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