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Black Hole - Books meet Rights 19.-20.2.2021  

                                             FI  |  EN

Black Hole - Books meet Rights is a new international literature event focusing on translating and foreign rights. The event will introduce Finnish authors and books to international literature professionals such as translators, literary agents and publishers. The target of the event is to increase the Finnish literature export globally.

The target group of the first Black Hole is Nordic literature professionals, but everyone can participate. The event will be held virtually.

The first day´s program is a seminar with presentations and discussions about exporting Finnish literature to the Nordic countries and elsewhere, the characteristics of translating Finnish literature and what makes Finnish literature interesting and original.


On the second day participants can
discuss privately, for example about trading books.

The participation is free, but registration is requested.
The more detailed instructions for the registration will be published in February 2021. The event is organized by Oulu Writers Association.


In Saturday participants can have private meetings.


Sign up now by sending email
and ensure your participation:


The instructions for the registration as well as the link to the virtual event will be sent later.



Tuomo Heikkinen

executive manager

Oulu Writers Association

+ 358 50 347 4470


Antti Leikas


Oulu Writers Association

+358 40 566 6862