Oulu Writers Association

Oulu Writers Association was founded in 2010. All its members are professional writers. Association maintain Oulu House of Literature, organizes events around the year in the House of Literature or around the city and publish Stiiknafuulia literature magazine. In  House of Literature there's also workplaces for writers and comics exhibitions. House is also a bookshop during events.


Association organizes international literature festival Uusi kirjallisuusfestivaali (New Literature Festival Oulu) in 11.-12.9.2020. This is the fifth year. Festival is open-minded for different kind of books: fiction, non-fiction, comics and children’s books.


Oulu Writers Association admits Botnia Literature Prize fourth time this year. Nominees will be announced at the literature festival. Prize is 10 000 euros.


New Literature Festival Oulu:



The residency programme:



Executive manager Tuomo Heikkinen


+358 50 347440


Oulu Writers Association is also cultural partner of Oulu. City of Oulu is bidding for European Capital of Culture 2026: