Essi Kummu

Essi Kummu (b. 1977) has written short stories, novels, children’s books and screenplays. Her novel Death of the Bear (Karhun kuolema, Tammi, 2010) was nominated for the Tiiliskivi Prize, and her children’s book Chatty Elias (Puhelias Elias, Tammi, 2012) was shortlisted for the Finlandia Junior Award.

 

Awards and nominations

2017 Shortlisted for Bothnia Prize
2013 Shortlisted for Tower of Pabel Prize (Estonia) for the Best Translated Children’s Book of the Year
2012 Shortlisted for Finlandia Junior Award
2011 Shortlisted for the Tiiliskivi Prize

 

Works

So Long, Boys (Hyvästi pojat, Tammi 2017)
The Practice Kiss (Puhelias Elias: Harjoituspusuja, children’s book, Tammi, 2015)
The Story of My Children (Lasteni tarina,  Tammi 2014)
Chatty Elias (Puhelias Elias, children’s book, Tammi, 2012)
Death of the Bear (Karhun kuolema, Tammi, 2010)

 

Works