Jyrki Kiiskinen

Jyrki Kiiskinen (b. 1963) is an art professor from Helsinki, who received the Suomi award for his remarkable artistic career in 2018. Kiiskinen has published many works of poetry, novels, and children’s books. In addition, he has translated into Finnish the poetry works of Claes Andersson, Peter Mickwitz, and Tua Forsström, among others. For translating into Finnish the poetry collection Valtameri by Göran Sonnevi, he was granted YLE’s Kääntäjäkarhu prize in 2007.

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