Riikka Pelo

Riikka Pelo (b. 1972) is a Helsinki-born author who has studied literature and scriptwriting. Her career has included work as an editor of fiction and a scriptwriter, as well as the posts of visiting artist in the Tulse Luper Journey project of the University of Art and Design Helsinki.

Her prize-winning debut novel Heaven-Bearer  was published in 2006, the Finlandia Prize winnig Our Earthly Life  in 2013.

(Photo: Liisa Takala)

All that Is Alive (2019)
Our Earthly Life (2013)
Heaven-Bearer (2006)