Awards & Winners

Sofi Oksanen

Date of Birth 07-January-1977
Place of Birth Jyväskylä
Nationality Finland
Also know as Sofi-Elina Oksanen, Sofi - Elina Oksanen
Profession Writer, Novelist, Author, Film Producer, Playwright
Sofi Oksanen is a Finnish contemporary writer. She's considered one of the most prominent contemporary authors of her generation as well as a global literary phenomenon. She was born in Jyväskylä. Her father is Finnish and her mother is Estonian. So far, Oksanen has published four novels, all of them international bestsellers, and two plays. She has received several international and domestic awards for her literary work. Latest was the Swedish Academys Nordic Prize for her body of work.

Awards by Sofi Oksanen

Check all the awards nominated and won by Sofi Oksanen.


Nordic Council's Literature Prize
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Nominations 2010 »

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Nordic Council's Literature Prize Purge


Finlandia Award
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