Virpi Vairinen

Virpi Vairinen (b. 1986) is a poet from Turku, who has also been the editor-in-chief of the web site of digital poetry Nokturno in 2016-2021.

In addition to her own poetry Vairinen has done several collective works with artists from different fields. In 2020, Vairinen was granted the Silja Hiidenheimo memorial scholarship for work of poetry Kaikki tapahtuu niin paljon, and for actively working within poetry. She has also been nominated for Dancing Bear and Toisinkoinen prizes.

Photo: Jussi Virkkumaa