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JAN KAUS

JAN KAUS

24.10.2014

JAN KAUS (born 1971) is an Estonian poet, prosaist, esseist, translater and literary critic. He has writen 13 books and translated five novels from Finnish into Estonian, for example Sofi Oksanen's novel Purge. Kaus' own poetry has been translated into Finnish, Russian and Swedish. This year he has published two books – Tallinna kaart (The map of Tallinn), a collection of miniature stories devoted to Kaus' longtime hometown Tallinn and a no...
MIIA TOIVIO

MIIA TOIVIO

24.10.2014

MIIA TOIVIO (born 1974) lives and works in Helsinki. She is a poet, a literary critic and a creative writing teacher. She debuted in 2007 with the collection called Loistaen olet (Teos). The second collection, Suut (2012, Poesia), was written together with a poet Marko Niemi. Toivio's newest collection Pysty hiljaisuus (Teos) was published last year.   Toivio loves to perform poems by herself or as a sound duo with Marko Niemi. She...
GUNNAR WÆRNESS

GUNNAR WÆRNESS

24.10.2014

GUNNAR WÆRNESS (born 1971) is a Norwegian poet, translator, illustrator and musician living in Osby in south of Sweden. He made his literary début in 1999 with the poetry collection Kongesplint, which was the debutante prize winner of Tarjei Vesaas awarded by Norwegian Authors' Union. Wærness has written four poetry collections, but his interests and talents are spread widely in editing, translating and teaching. He has been in...
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