PRESS MATERIAL HELSINKI BOOK FAIR 2018

Helsinki Book Fair 2018

Thu–Sat 10 am–8 pm and Sun 10 am–6 pm

  • arranged for the 18th time
  • 318 exhibitors, 7866 m²
  • Halls 6 & 7
  • at the same time Wine & Food

Finland’s largest book event

  • Over 15 programmw venues, two of which Swedish-speaking
  • More than 800 debates and interviews, almost 130 of which are in Swedish
  • More than 1000 performers
  • 39 international guest authors
  • Theme is United States
  • 14 literature awards

Organizer

The Book Fair is organised by Messukeskus in a conjunction with the Finnish Book Publishers Association and the Organization of the Booksellers Association of Finland.

Contact information

Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre

Communications Officer
Teija Armanto, +358 50 376 0804

Exhibition Group Manager
Tanja Pasila, +357 50 387 0024, tanja.pasila@messukeskus.com

Program Director
Ronja Salmi, +358 40 750 1019, ronja@ryovari.fi

 

Themeland USA
Contact publishers for interview requests. Other issues T.J. Grubisha, 050 561 1417

Nordic Council Literature Prize
Henric Öhman, +358 40 567 7363, henric.ohman@kulturkontaktnord.org

Director, Finnish Book Publishers Association
Mr. Sakari Laiho, +358 40 579 8868

Director, The Booksellers’ Association Finland
Laura Karlsson, +358 50 571 5511

Science market, program:
Head of information, Ilari Hetemäki (09) 228 69 227, ilari.hetemaki@tsv.fi

Antiquarian Book Fair:
Suomen Antikvariaattiyhdistys ry, Timo Surojegin, +358 40 556 8287

 

Helsinki Book Fair 2018 International Guest Authors

DENMARK

Rasmus Meisler

Mette Vedsø

Jesper Wung-Sung

ESTONIA

Kai Aareleid

Maimu Berg

Eero Epner

Toomas Hiio

Andrei Ivanov

Kätlin Kaldmaa

Andrus Kivirähk

Paavo Matsin

Valdur Mikita

FAROE ISLANDS

Jóanes Nielsen

ICELAND

Kristín Helga Gunnarsdóttir

Auꝺur Ava Ólafsdóttir

NORWAY

Roskva Koritzinsky

Hans Petter Laberg

Torun Lian

Sigbjørn Skåden

RUSSIA

Jelena Tšižova

SWEDEN

Arne Dahl

Thomas Erikson

Jonas Helgesson

Hanna Lindberg

Herman Lindqvist

Nino Mick

Agneta Pleijel

Elisabeth Rynell

Ingmar Simonsson

Ebba Witt-Brattström

UKRAINE

Serhiy Zhadan

UNITED KINGDOM

Ann Cleeves

Antony Beevor

UNITED STATES

Jennifer Clement

Masha Gessen

Patricia Lockwood

Don Rosa

Cecilia Samartin