Olli-Pekka Tennilä

Olli-Pekka Tennilä (b. 1980) is a poet from Jyväskylä, Finland. His second book Yksinkeltainen on kaksinkeltaista (Poesia, 2012) won the Runeberg-prize in 2013, and his third volume Ontto harmaa (Poesia, 2016) was awarded the Aphorism book of the year prize. He has also been shortlisted for the Nordic Council Literary Prize, and other literary prizes in Finland.

He is a senior editor in the publishing house Poesia, and the chairman of the Writers’ Association of Central Finland since 2014.

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