Rosanna Fellman is a stage poet, author and an activist. She is from Swedish-speaking Jakobstad but currently she lives in Helsinki. Fellman’s poems are influenced by spoken word and they often contain multiple languages, humor and topical themes. Her first poetry book Strömsöborna was released in 2019. Strömsöborna won the Vimma price in 2019, that is given for works that contribute greatly to public discussion of disability, and was nominated for YLE’s (Finnish Broadcasting Company) Dancing Bear price in 2020. Her second book Republikens President – Tasavallan Presidentti was released in the spring of 2022.
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