Bonnier Rights Finland

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 Finland1 day ago
Book Centre Rudomino of Moscow has just published 100 poems by the praised modern classic Lauri Viita, a working-class writer whose centennial was celebrated in 2016. The book is bilingual with poems in Finnish and Russian and it's translated by Marina Kiyenia-Mäkinen.
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Translator Olga Huotari and Author Hanna Weselius in Budapest, Hungary, during the International Book Festival Budapest. Weselius' Finnish language debut novel ALMA! was awarded the Best Debut of the Year Prize in 2016 and the Torch-Bearer Award for great international potential in 2017 in Finland. Huotari has translated extracts of ALMA! into Hungarian.
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Estonian rights to Elina Hirvonen’s award-winning novel WHEN TIME RUNS OUT (Kun aika loppuu, WSOY 2015) sold to Varrak. Estonian will be the 5th language for this great and significant novel.
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Hanna Weselius, author of the award-winning novel ALMA! will be at the International Book Festival in Budapest today discussing with the theme ”EUROPE THROUGH THE EYES OF WOMEN”. She will also participate to the First Novel Festival on the weekend.

Hanna Weselius won the Torch-Bearer Award earlier this year with her magnificent and praised novel Alma! This is how author Antti Tuomainen, Head of the jury put it:
“It shows, in various different ways, what life is like today, what it is like to be a woman, what it is like to be a person and what kind of world we live in. Alma! has something completely unique that captured me and drew me in. I think it has to do with the writer’s exceptionally strong voice”.
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Bonnier Rights Finland6 days ago

Legendary Arto Paasilinna, one of our most beloved authors, celebrates his 75th birthday today 20th April 2017. Arto Paasilinna’s body of work consists of 35 novels and a multitude of other works. In addition to Finnish readers, Paasilinna has also captured the hearts of readers across the world and is undoubtedly the king of rights sales of Finnish literature! His works have been translated into over 40 languages and over 8 million copies have been sold worldwide.

Many of his novels have been made into films and the latest film adaptation is a French film production of the Howling Miller. The premiere of the film is later this year and the film’s theme song is written and performed by the equally legendary Iggy Pop.
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Bonnier Rights Finland1 week ago
Timo Parvela's two lovely Ella books just published in Spain by Ediciones SM! Elia y el Broncas (Ella ja pukari, Tammi 2000) and Elia pasa la noche en el colegio (Ella yökoulussa, Tammi 2001, translated by Luisa Gutiérrez and illustrated by Mikel Valverde🙂
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