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Werner Söderström Ltd – WSOY

WSOY publishes a wide range of Finnish and translated literature, fiction and non-fiction, for all age groups. Founded in 1878, WSOY is a household name in Finland as the publisher of a great many classic Finnish authors. WSOY strives to be the vanguard of Finnish literature, to discover and to publish the very best of writing both in Finland and the world at large. WSOY nurtures its great literary heritage and works to keep books and reading at the heart of the Finnish way of life.

WSOY is owned by Bonnier and it is a part of the Bonnier Books business area. Bonnier Books has publishing companies around the world, i.e. the UK, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Australia, Poland, the USA and Finland. The Head of Books is Mr Håkan Rudels and the CEO of WSOY Publishers is Mr Timo Julkunen.

WSOY shares the common values of the Bonnier Group which are Passion for Publishing, Power of the Individual, Freedom of Speech and Commitment of a Family Company. In addition to these, WSOY places emphasis on Creativity, Open-mindedness and Courage.

Anna-Riikka Carlson
WSOY Publisher
+358 10 5060 256

Henrikki Timgren
Publisher of the non-fiction
+358 10 6836 248

Pälvi Kuosmanen
Publishing Manager of the non-fiction
+358 10 5060 219

Paula Halkola
Publisher of the C&J
+358 50 3414 210

Bonnier Rights Finland

Bonnier Rights Finland is a literary agency that sells foreign-language publishing rights to high-quality Finnish fiction, children’s books, YA, and illustrated and narrative non-fiction. Bonnier Rights Finland represents selected authors and illustrators who work with the publishers that make up Bonnier Books Finland, a subsidiary of the international media house Bonnier. Bonnier Rights Finland also represents film rights on behalf of selected authors.

Our worldwide contacts and broad experience in negotiating and licensing translation rights in different language areas, either directly or through professional subagents, guarantee the authors and their books the best possible publishers abroad. Opening new doors in international publishing is our core activity in paving the way for Finnish authors into new and devoted homes all over the world.

Bonnier Rights Finland operated under the name WSOY Foreign Rights until September 2014.

Please read more, visit Bonnier Rights Finland.