The Finnish Book Foundation was established in 1983 by the Finnish Book Publishers Association and the Ministry of Education, with the purpose of fostering and supporting domestic book and word art.

 

Literary Prizes awarded by the Finnish Book Foundation

Finlandia

  • Fiction (since 1984)
  • Non-Fiction (since 1989)
  • Juvenile (since 1997)

    The sum awarded for each Finlandia prize is 30,000 euros

Other prizes awarded yearly

 

The Little-Finlandia Prize for best literary school essay in cooperation with Finnish Language Teachers Union

Eino Leino Prize, awarded in cooperation with the Eino Leino Society

Mikael Agricola Prize, awarded in recognition of distinguished work by a translator, in cooperation with the Finnish Association of Translators and Interpreters

Alvar Renqvist Prize, for distinguished work by a publishing editor

Jarl Helleman Prize for best novel translated to Finnish language 

contact:

Unioninkatu 11, FIN-00130 Helsinki
Telephone: +358 9 228 77 255
Representative Elina Makkonen
elina.makkonen (at) publishers.fi

Board:

 Publishing Direktor Minna Castrén
 Production Manager Päivi Isosaari
 Director Outi Mäkinen
 Publisher Ville Rauvola
 Office Manager Johanna Vesterinen