Issue 28, Volume 2: Summer 2014

The Intrigue

Fiction Issue 25, Volume 2: Summer 2013

Susanne Ringell

Susanne Ringell, a Finland-Swedish writer, was born in Helsinki in 1955 and is a prize-winning author, poet and dramatist. Her first collection of short stories appeared in 1993. She has won the Swedish Literary Association in Finland’s prize three times: for Katt begraven (Buried Cat) in 2004, published in French translation 2006 as Chat enterré, and most recently for Vattnen (The Waters), her ninth book, published in 2010. Vattnen was also awarded the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle’s literature prize, with the citation: ‘every word is polished to perfection and every single meaning is loaded.’