Kalevi Jäntin foundation literature award were Juhani Karila, Reetta Pekkanen and Pontus Purokuru. the prize-winning works of themes focused on nature and modernity. Each award amounts to eur 18 000.
Karila, 34, a novel Small pike catching is Siltala publishing house according to the style of the real fantasy, that tells young women return from the Eastern Lapland remote. Karilalta has published previously two collections of short stories.
Similarly, the 34-year-old Pekkanen rewarded with a collection of poems from his Tendril, which the publisher is Poesia. The collection's themes are nature, climate change, and loss. Also Pekkaselta in 2014 appeared first book received several recognitions.
Purokuru, 32, rewarded with the experimental first novel of his röman my, that picture of the fragmented modern world. The book has been published by Microcosm.
Kalevi Jäntin foundation based on WSOY's president, professor Jalmari jäntti, development and mrs. Hildur jäntti, development in 1942, young dead son as a souvenir. The aim of the foundation is a Finnish non-fiction promotion, and the award has received a total of 124 writer.
the selection board comprises the chairman, the office of counsellor Satu jäntti, development-the Netherlands , as well as members of political science dr. Enter the Netherlands, critics Mervi bear wilderness , professor Jyrki Nummi, publisher May Siltala and the poet, the artist professor Saila susiluoto.Subscribe Yle newsletters!
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