Cristina Sandu (b. 1989) was born in Helsinki to a Finnish-Romanian family who loved books.
She has studied literature at the University of Sorbonne, the University of Helsinki and the University of Edinburgh.
Sandu is currently living in the UK and works at Tyler and Francis publishers in Oxford. She has also lived in France and Italy,and speaks six languages.
Her debut novel The Whale Called Goliath was published in September 2017.
Our authors and illustrators showered with nominations and awards
Wow, what a past few months this has been! The jury of Finland’s biggest book prize, the Fiction and Juvenile Finlandia awards has...
The French publisher Robert Laffont buys the debut novel The Whale Called Goliath by Cristina Sandu
The French translation rights for the debut novel The Whale Called Goliath, nominated last year for Finlandia Prize, have been sold to the...