Anja Portin (b. 1971) is a Helsinki-based writer who has previously written children’s books, essays, non- fiction and a novel (Obituary, 2019). She has studied comparative literature and law at the Universities of Helsinki and Turku, and has worked as a journalist and an editor. In 2020, she was awarded Finlandia Junior, the most prestigious literary award of the year given to children’s and YA titles, for her novel Radio Popov.
(Photo: Miikka Pirinen)