Siri Kolu (b. 1972) is a writer, dramatist, director and theatre instructor among many other duties in the Finnish cultural field. She is a Finlandia Junior Prize winner and her works have been published into 21 languages. She has been awarded the Laivakello Prize by the Väinö Riikkilä Society and in the Netherlands, Kolu won the Silver Slate Pencil (Zilveren Griffel). Me and the Robbersons received an honour mention in British Book Trust’s In Other Words competition in 2018.
She is a front-line author with a strong voice and a broad range from humourous middle grade to edgy YA, cross-over fiction and beyond.
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