Tomi Kontio (b. 1966) is an established poet and author who has received numerous awards for his works. His first children’s book, Wings to the Other Side of the World (2000), won the Finlandia Junior Prize and was awarded the LukuVarkaus Prize by a children’s jury. Kontio’s poetry has been translated into many languages.
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: Katja Lösönen)