Anu Holopainen

 Anu Holopainen’s first novel Kristallien valtakunta (“Kingdom of Crystals”) was published in 1996, and since then she has published over 20 novels and short stories. Her dystopian young adult novel Molemmin jaloin (“On Both Feet”) was a candidate for the Finlandia Junior Prize in 2006, and her feminist fantasy series Syysmaa (“Autumnland”) received the Kuvastaja honorary award presented by the Finnish Tolkien Society Kontu in 2021.