Saturday, February 12, 2011

Finnish Novelist and Poet Bo Carpelan Dies at 84

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.

More information about Carpelan is available at YLE and Helsingen Sanomat.

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