Jussi Huhtala (b. 1966), originally from the great flatlands of Ostobothnia, lives currently in Helsinki. He holds an M.A. degree and works as an editor in the movie magazine Episodi. Earlier, he used to work as cheese mill operator, Russian language translator, and transport company sales manager, among other occupations. He loves American movies, Russian literature, and British humour. His debut novel Ukkosenjohdatin was published 2017.