Marisha Rasi-Koskinen

Marisha Rasi-Koskinen is a psychologist and has also volunteered at various crisis centres and at a Czech hospice. Rasi-Koskinen’s 2011 debut novel Katariina received praise for its powerful language and the way its narrative enables multiple interpretations. Her second novel, Lies, came out in 2013.

”There is no doubt about it: Marisha Rasi-Koskinen knows how to write a riveting story. Her writing is cleverly paced and offers a perfect number of twists-and-turns, even few unexpected surprises.” – Helsingin Sanomat



The Map of Going Astray (Eksymisen ja unohtamisen kirja, WSOY 2017)
A Pink Sea (Vaaleanpunainen meri, short stories, WSOY 2014)
Lies (Valheita, novel, WSOY 2013)
Katariina (novel, Avain 2011)


Awards and nominations

2018 City of Tampere Literary Prize
2015 Shortlisted for Runeberg Prize
2014 City of Tampere Literary Prize
2013 Tiiliskivi Prize