Susinukke Kosola (born Daniil Kozlov 1991 in St. Petersburg) is a Finnish poet, publicist, translator, literary critic and one of the most active spoken word activists and performers in Finland. In his early childhood, Kosola moved with her parents from St. Petersburg to Turku. Kosola has studied Finnish literature at the University of Turku. Currently he gives courses of poetry and creative writing at the University of Turku as well as many other writing school.
All of Kosola´s four poetry collections have got several literary nominations or awards. He is known for experimental poetry also on the publication form – his third collection “Varisto” (2018) is written entirely by hand and cannot be bought but received in return for a confession. Kosola´s latest work “Turkoosi vyöhyke“, “Turquoise Zone“ (2021), is a genre hybrid of poetry, essays and verse novel.
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