Weird and Proud of It: "The community of weird writers in Finland is thriving"

(Art by Jeremy Zerfoss) The following essay is reprinted from Books from Finland, an online literary journal for Finnish writing. — The Editors *** I’ve got a problem, and it’s a problem I share with my agent, my publisher, book retailers and librarians. Nobody really knows which literary pigeonhole my works belong to. Almost without exception my stories include some element […]

Excerpt: Troll, A Love Story

Weirdfictionreview.com is proud to present an excerpt from Johanna Sinisalo’s novel Troll: A Love Story. Sinisalo was awarded the Finlandia Prize for literature for Troll, originally published in her native Finland as Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi, and later received the James Tiptree Jr. Award in 2004. The novel is about Mikael – known among some as […]