Tomi Kontio (b. 1966) is an established poet and author. He has received numerous awards for his novels and poems.
Kontio’s first children’s book, Daddy Grew Wings in Spring (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, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Swedish, Czech, Hungarian and Estonian.
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)