Miki Liukkonen nominated for the Torch-bearer Prize 2021!

Miki Liukkonen has been nominated for the Torch-bearer Prize 2021 with his revolutionary novel LIFE: A PROLOGUE (Elämä: esipuhe, WSOY 2021)

The Torch-bearer Prize (Tulenkantaja-palkinto) is given annually to the book with the highest potential of succeeding abroad. LIFE: A PROLOGUES has been celebrated by literary critics. ’Miki Liukkonen’s LIFE: A PROLOGUE is the most significant work I have read during my entire career as a literary journalist. Nothing like this has ever been done in the history of Finnish fiction.’ – Seppo Puttonen, Literary journalist, YLE (Finnish Broadcasting Corporation)