Author: Hannele Jyrkkä

The most recently sold rights

And more sold translation rights for January! 23.1.2023 Hea Lugu has bought the Estonian rights to Eeva Louko’s Käärmeiden maa […]

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Apply for translation and printing grants

Last couple of days to apply for grants for translating and printing Finnish literature into other languages. Deadline 1.2. The […]

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Great translation news

Great news at the beginning of the year! Finnish literature translation rights have already been sold to numerous countries this […]

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Perttu Pölönen: Tulevaisuuden lukujärjestys sold to Indonesia

Alvabet has bought the Indonesian rights to Perttu Pölönen’s Tulevaisuuden lukujärjestys (Otava, Future Skills) from Elina Ahlback Literary Agency.

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The first application round for 2023 started 1 January

The first application round for 2023 has started and deadline for the applications is 1 February.

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Recently sold rights

30.12.2022 Bakhåll has bought the Swedish rights to Minna Rytisalo’s Lempi from Helsinki Literary Agency. 20.12.2022 De Eenhoorn has bought […]

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Recently sold rights

Nórdica Libros has bought the Spanish rights to Monika Fagerholms Vem dödade Bambi? (Who Killed Bambi?) from Salomonsson Agency. Politiken […]

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Merry Christmas!

FILI is closed for Christmas from 22 December 2022 to 6 January 2023. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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The translation and printing grants have been awarded

The translation and printing grants for the end of autumn have been awarded! The list of awarded grants is now […]

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About grants

Please note that no further sample translation grant, reader’s report grant or promotional grant applications are accepted this year. Applications […]

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New FILI Book Picks

FILI Book Picks are here again, featuring the season’s non-fictional gems! Enjoy! This video includes three topical non-fiction books: Juha […]

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Finnish literary exports grew by four percent

Finnish literary exports grew by four percent in 2021. This can be considered a true victory in a pandemic year. […]

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Editors’ Week in December

FILI’s autumn season has been full of wonderful events and meetings. In December, we will be hosting foreign non-fiction publishers […]

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FILI Book Picks, Autumn 2022

We publish small videos presenting our top picks of Finnish literature. This season they are hosted by translator, spoken word […]

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New Translator-in-Residence Programme

You can apply for a Translator-in-Residence Programme that we have in cooperation with Satama House in Ekenäs! The residency is […]

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The nominees for the Fire Bearer Prize

The nominees for Aamulehti’s Tulenkantaja – Fire Bearer Prize have been chosen, warm congratulations to all the nominees! The prize, […]

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Almost 100 translators at the Helsinki Book Fair

At FILI’s invitation, more than 90 translation professionals who translate from Finnish or Finland Swedish will take part in the […]

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FILI at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Staff from FILI are eager to meet with you at the Frankfurt Book Fair from 19 to 21 October at […]

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FILI at the Gothenburg Book Fair

Director Tiia Strandén and international projects manager Päivi Haarala from FILI at the Gothenburg book fair, which is currently underway! Among […]

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Johanna Venho: ’Syyskirja’ sold to Denmark

Turbine has bought the Danish rights to Johanna Venho’s Syyskirja (’The autumn book’) from Bonnier Rights Finland.

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