Mikko Rimminen awarded with Finlandia Prize
December 02nd, 2010
Mikko Rimminen, represented by Stilton Literary Agency in Finland, has today won the prestigious Finlandia Prize for his third novel Red Nose Day (Nenäpäivä). The prize is worth 30 000 Euros.

Mikko Rimminen (1975), one of the most acknowledged young voices in the Finnish literature, started his writing career with two volumes of poetry. He made his breakthrough with the novel Park Life (Pussikaljaromaani) that was nominated for the Finlandia Prize and was awarded the Kalevi Jäntti literary prize – a prize for young authors. Mikko Rimminen’s novel Red Nose Day was published in October this year.