Outi Alanne

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Outi Alanne
Born Outi Alanne
(1967-05-04) 4 May 1967 (age 51)
Oulu, Finland
Pen name NeitiNaru
NeitiN
Language Finnish
Education University of Helsinki
Alma mater Literature
Period 2000s
Subject Sadomasochism

Outi Alanne (born 4 May 1967, in Oulu[1]) is a Finnish writer, also known by the pseudonym NeitiNaru.[2][3]

In 1995, Alanne started studying literature, art history, Finnish language and theatre in the University of Helsinki. As a student she also worked as an intern archiver at the Finnish Literature Society.[2] In her thirties, after a period of introspection following the divorce from a failed relationship, she found herself in a new relationship with a dominant male, and discovered her masochist self.[3]

In 2000, she started a website called NeitiNarun Ihmeellinen Huone (MissNaru's Wonderful Room), where she discussed sadomasochistic sexuality under her pseudonym, until in 2002 she published an autobiographical novel called Neiti N:n tarina (Miss N's story),[3] which earned her the "Year's Kinkiest Performance" award by the cultural society Rsyke the following year.[4]

Alanne has also served as chairman of the BDSM organisation SMFR, founded in Helsinki, between 2002–2004.[2]

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  1. ^ "Outi Alanne". Pakkala kirjailijahakemisto (in Finnish). Oulu City Library – Regional Central Library. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Esittely: Outi Alanne" (in Finnish). WSOY. Archived from the original on 12 May 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c Teerijoki, Elina (December 2002). "Masokisti ja feministi". Turun Ylioppilaslehti (in Finnish). Archived from the original on 13 August 2007. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Vuoden Kinkyteko: palkinnon hullu historia 2001–2009" (in Finnish). Kulttuuriyhdistys Rsyke ry. 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2012.