Riikka Pelo (b. 1972) is a professor in the master’s writing program at the University of the Arts in Helsinki. Her prize-winning debut novel The Heaven-Bearer was published in 2006, the Finlandia Prize winner Our Earthly Life in 2013 and her third novel, All that is Alive, in 2019.
Here you can find a short interview with the author from our series that will give you an even better picture of her works.
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