Juhani Brander

Juhani Brander (b. 1978) is a cultural critic and writer of prose, essay, and poetry. In 2010 he was the only Finn to be selected for the Best European Fiction anthology, and in 2014 was awarded the Critics’ Prize. Brander’s acclaimed essay collection, Death of a Man: Reflections on Masculinity (WSOY, 2020) sparked much debate, and his previous novel, Silta yli vuosien [Bridging the Years] (Siltala, 2021) was a critical success. Brander lives in Turku, Finland.