The Finnish poet and author Bo Carpelan died yesterday at age 84. Carpelan was a laureate of the Nordic Council Literature Prize and twice was awarded the Finlandia Literature Prize.
Several of his works were translated into English, including Axel, Homecoming, and Urwind, all translated by David McDuff.
YLE and Helsingen Sanomat.
Update - I've been busy with translation work for the past month or two - hopefully I will have time to update this blog a bit later.
4 hours ago