The nominees for the Torch-Bearer Prize have been announced!

The prize has been established to promote Finnish book exports. FILI will offer the winner an export promotion programme. The coaching will focus on the theoretical and practical aspects of the book’s and author’s path to international markets.

The nominees for 2023 are:

Juhani Brander: Amerikka (WSOY)
Antti Hurskainen: Suntio (Siltala)
Reetta Niemelä & Katri Kirkkopelto: Mustan kuun majakka (Lasten Keskus)
Katja Raunio: Viime ajat (Teos)
Iida Turpeinen: Elolliset (S&S)

Congratulations to all the nominees! The winner will be announced at the Tampere Book Festival on 2 December.