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Winter application round ends 1.2.2022

Applications for translation and printing grants for international publishers are now open until 1 February.

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Join us for a virtual Let’s Talk Books session 27 January

We are arranging another of our popular Let’s Talk Books sessions 27 January 2022 from 2 to 3 pm (CET). […]

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Invitation: Let’s Talk Books! (Children & YA) on 18 November

FILI – Finnish Literature Exchange invites you to Let’s talk Books! (Children & YA) online event on Thursday, 18 November, 14.00–15.00 CET.

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FILI Book Picks / Autumn 2021

This year we publish small videos presenting our top picks of topical Finnish literature. 
FILI’s Book Picks in Autumn, vol.1 (fiction & non-fiction)
FILI’s Book Picks in Autumn, vol. 2 (children & YA)

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Semi-annual Finnish Book Market Bulletin October 2021

The return of the bookstore? When the word ‘bookstore’ appears in a news headline, you hardly need to keep reading […]

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Finnish literary exports defy the pandemic and remain strong

The value of Finnish literary exports in 2020 reached the second-best total since records began. The global pandemic did not have a major impact on our foreign rights sales, even though circumstances caused delays to book publishing schedules in some countries. Finnish literary exports in 2020 totalled some €3.6 million, representing a decline of only 4 per cent from the previous year.

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Autumn application round has started 1.10.

Our online application form is now open. Translation grants for publishers can be applied until 1 November. Application instructions Online […]

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2021

FILI will be attending this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair from 20–22 October! FILI & Finnish Publishers Association will have a […]

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Course for beginning literary translators starts 16 August

At the end of summer, 16–27 August, we will host our eleventh course for beginning literary translators, which is being […]

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Aino Havukainen & Sami Toivonen: ‘Tatun ja Patun kummat keksinnöt kautta aikojen’ sold to Estonia

Hea lugu has bought the Estonian rights to Aino Havukainen and Sami Toivonen’s Tatun ja Patun kummat keksinnöt kautta aikojen […]

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Henriikka R: ‘Bikinirajatapaus’ sold to Germany

DTV has bought the German rights to Henriikka R’s Bikinirajatapaus (‘The Bikini Borderline Case and other Joyful Events in the […]

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Henriikka R: ‘Mielikuvituspoikaystävä’ sold to Germany

DTV has bought the German rights to Henriikka R’s Mielikuvituspoikaystävä (‘My Imaginary Boyfriend and other Fundamental Facts about Life as […]

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FILI closed in July

We switch off our computers and mobile phones, FILI is closed for summer from 25 June to 1 August. Have […]

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Salla Savolainen: ‘Romua!’ sold to Estonia

Helios Kirjastus has bought the Estonian rights to Salla Savolainen’s Romua! (‘Junk!’) from Rights & Brands.

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Salla Savolainen: ‘Betonia!’ sold to Estonia

Helios Kirjastus has bought the Estonian rights to Salla Savolainen’s Betonia! (‘Concrete!’) from Rights & Brands.

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Salla Savolainen: ‘Asfalttia!’ sold to Estonia

Helios Kirjastus has bought the Estonian rights to Salla Savolainen’s Asfalttia! (‘Asphalt!’) from Rights & Brands.

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Ulf Stark and Linda Bondestam: ’Djur som ingen sett utom vi’ sold to Lithuania

Social Innovation Institute has bought the Lithuanian rights to Ulf Stark’s and Linda Bondestam’s Djur som ingen sett utom vi […]

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Eva Frantz: Anna Glad series sold to Denmark

Gyldendal has bought the Danish rights to Eva Frantz’ Anna Glad series (Blå villan, Den åttonde tärnan, För han var […]

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Marisha Rasi-Koskinen: ’REC’ sold to France

Payot & Rivages has bought the French rights to Marisha Rasi-Koskinen’s REC from Helsinki Literary Agency.

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Timo Parvela, Bjørn Sortland & Pasi Pitkänen: ’Kepler62’ series 1 sold to Albania

Mediaprint has bought the Albanian rights to Timo Parvela, Bjørn Sortland & Pasi Pitkänen’s Kepler62 series 1 from Bonnier Rights […]

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