Olli Sinivaara (b. 1980) is originally from Tampere and now lives in Helsinki.
Sinivaara has written five poetry books, of which Palava maa (2007) was awarded Kalevi Jäntti Literature Prize. Sinivaara’s sixth poetry book Puut will be published in August 2021. Sinivaara has also translated French philosophy and poetry to Finnish, e.g. René Girard‘s Väkivalta ja pyhä (La Violence et le Sacré).
Kuva: Jarkko Mikkonen