Reetta Niemelä


Reetta Niemelä (b. 1973) has studied ecology and ethnology and worked as a teacher, museum guide and gardener. She has written poetry and children’s books. In addition to that, her writing career has also included founding a literary society, Kapustarinta, independent publishing of literary CD:s and, first and foremost, performing for her readers, especially for children.


  • Aboa Award 2007
  • The Art Award of South-Western Finland 2008
  • Kaarina Helakisa literary prize 2011
  • Tietopöllö award 2017

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