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Tiina Laitila Kälvemark

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Tiina Laitila Kälvemark

Tiina Laitila Kälvemark (b. 1970) hails from the town of Kärsämäki in northern Ostrobothnia. A resident of Sweden, Laitila Kälvemark writes in Finnish, dipping occasionally into Swedish. This method produced “Jänis–Haren,” which was awarded the 2011 Umeå prize in Sweden’s biggest short-story competition, chaired by P.O. Enqvist. Her collection Kadonnut ranta, from which "The White Room" is taken, was shortlisted for the Runeberg Prize in 2013.

Articles by Tiina Laitila Kälvemark

The White Room
By Tiina Laitila Kälvemark
Daylight and color are to be avoided, says Padima. No troubling pictures and patterns, no colorful details that your gaze gravitates toward. The room is to be clear and peaceful, and as bare as possible.Because…
Translated from Finnish by Eric Dickens
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