Johanna Laitila (b. 1986) is from Northern Finland. She has done research and taught in Scotland, and written her doctoral thesis on post-war British film.
Lilium regale (2019) is her first novel. It has been praised for its unique language and poetic realism.
Here you can find a short interview with the author from our series, which will give you an even better picture of her works.
(Photo: Marek Sabogal)