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Marja-Leena Mikkola


Since 1962 Marja-Leena Mikkola (b. 1939) has published novels, stories and children’s books, and written cabaret texts, songs, TV plays and movie scripts. She is also an important translator of lyric poetry. Mikkola’s award-winning children’s books have been translated into many languages, and her novel Anni Manninen, for one example, is well known and loved.



  • Pearl Bearer (Helmenkantaja, 2014 Otava)


Works published in / Rights sold to:

Russia (Polyandria)


Published books