Katariina Vuorinen

Born in Janakkala in the Häme region in Southern Finland, Katariina Vuorinen (b. 1976) studied literature in Tampere University. She published her first book, Edith suuteli minua unessa in 2001. With the next two books, Kylmä rintama (2006) and Rouvien ja lintujen talo (2010), she became one of the essential poets of the bohemian publisher Savukeidas. A familiar performer at literary events in Finland and abroad and a teacher of creative writing, she has been the president of the Middle Finland Writer’s Union since 2008 and has worked to bring the Writer’s House in Jyväskylä to the international networks of literary centres.

Katariina reads at the following events (ticket details here):

  • HEBDEN BRIDGE
    The Crown Inn, Crown Street | Map | £3 otd (includes a £3 discount on any book bought on the night)
  • NORWICH
    The Bookhive, 53 London St | Map | Free
  • LIVERPOOL
    School of Arts Library, University of Liverpool, 19 Abercromby Square | Map | Free
  • LEEDS
    School of English, University of Leeds | Map | Free
  • MANCHESTER
    International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge St | Map | Free entry + glass of wine
  • HULL
    Humbermouth Festival, Central Library, Albion Street, Hull HU1 3TF | Map | Free