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Petri Tamminen

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Petri Tamminen

Petri Tamminen (b. 1966) is a Finnish author and former freelance journalist. His debut work, Lives (Elämiä), was published in 1994, and since then Tamminen has become known as a master of short prose and laconic humor. He has been awarded a number of literary prizes. He first rose to public prominence in 2006 as a Finlandia Prize-nominee for his novel What My Uncle Taught Me (Enon opetukset). That book has also been adapted into a made-for-TV movie. Tamminen’s works include short stories, short prose pieces, novels, and radio plays.

Articles by Petri Tamminen

One of Those Difficult Feelings We Have
By Petri Tamminen
I couldn’t sleep. I went outside and sat in a garden chair. It was September, a mild night with no wind. A few minutes passed and I began to wonder how I must look sitting there at 12:30 at night.…
Translated from Finnish by Jill Timbers
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