Kjell Westö

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Kjell Westö
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Born (1961-08-06) August 6, 1961 (age 53)
Helsinki, Finland
Occupation Author
Nationality Finnish
Notable works Where we once went (2006)

Kjell Westö (born August 6, 1961 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish author and journalist. Westö writes in Swedish.

In 2006, Westö won the Finlandia Prize for his novel Där vi en gång gått. He has been long-listed for the 2007 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize (2014) for Hägring 38.[1]

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  • Tango orange (1986)
  • Epitaf över Mr. Nacht (1988)
  • Avig-Bön (1989; under the pseudonym Anders Hed)
  • Utslag och andra noveller (Finnish translation Merkitty ja muita novelleja; 1989)
  • Fallet Bruus. Tre berättelser (Finnish translation Tapaus Bruus ja muita kertomuksia; 1992)
  • Drakarna över Helsingfors (Finnish translation Leijat Helsingin yllä; 1996)
  • Metropol (1998; with Kristoffer Albrecht)
  • Vådan av att vara Skrake (Finnish translation Isän nimeen; 2000)
  • Lang (2002)
  • Lugna favoriter (Finnish translation Rennot suosikit – Kertomuksia 1989–2002; 2004)
  • Där vi en gång gått (Finnish translation Missä kuljimme kerran; 2006)
  • Gå inte ensam ut i natten (Finnish translation Älä käy yöhön yksin; 2009)
  • Sprickor : valda texter 1986-2011 (Finnish translation Halkeamia : valikoituja tekstejä 1986-2011; 2011)
  • Hägring 38 (Finnish translation Kangastus 38; 2013)

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