Henriikka Tavi (b. 1978) published her first book Esim. Esa in 2007 and it was awarder the Helsingin Sanomat literature prize. Sanakirja was published in spring 2010, and her poetry book Toivo (2011) was awarded the Kalevi Jäntti prize and Tanssiva karhu prize. In 2012, Tavi published every month a poetry book in the project 12 and the novel Tellervo in 2018. In addition, she is active in Poesia, an independent and co-operative publisher. She has translated children books from Swedish to Finnish and she teaches writing in Kriittinen Korkeakoulu.
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