Harri Hertell

Harri Hertell (b. 1985) is a poet, spoken word artist, DJ and a culture producer based in Helsinki. Hertell has written six poetry books, and the latest Kaikki tunteet sallittuja (Enostone 2020) got an excited reception e.g. in Helsingin Sanomat. Lately, Hertell has written especially about parenthood and the connection with the nature in western countries.

His poems have been translated in many languages and his texts have been published in many anthologies and literary magazines. Hertell has also published three spoken word recordings and many singles.

At the moment, Hertell works actively with streaming gigs and works on three different poetry books. In 2017, Savukeidas published his first non-fiction book, Lavaruno-opas, which handles broadly the Finnish spoken word community.

Photo: Teemu Juutilainen