Harry Salmenniemi 




Harry Salmenniemi 

* 27.04.1983, Jyväskylä, فنلندا
يعيش في: Jyväskylä, فنلندا

Harry Salmenniemi was born in 1983 and studied Philosophy and Political Sciences in Helsinki, Rome and Melbourne. He worked as an editor-in-chief for Tuli&Savu, the largest poetry magazine in Finland. He is co-founder of the publishing house Osuukunta Poesia, which focuses on the publication of avant-garde poetry and prose and is owned by a cooperative of young poets.

Salmenniemi has received several literature prizes and grants. Many of his poems have been composed to classical music. He has written also for theater productions and worked on short film projects and various art exhibitions.

Even though Salmenniemi is mainly interested in experimental poetry and his biggest influences are language and flarf poetry and Oulipo, he also enjoys traditional poetry and prose writing.

  • Virrata että (Stream that)

    Helsinki: Otava, 2008

  • Runoa! (Poems!)

    CD with other young poets

    Helsinki: Otava, 2008

  • Texas, sakset (Texas, scissors)

    Helsinki: Otava, 2010

  • Runojä (Poëms)

    Helsinki: Otava, 2011

  • Vastakaanon 2000-2010 (Counter Canon 2000-2010)

    Anthology of contemporary Finnish avantgarde poetry, edited together with Juri Joensuu and Marko Niemi

    Poesia, 2011

  • Kivirivit

    Helsinki: Otava, 2013

  • Pimeän lehdet

    Helsinki: Otava, 2015

  • 2003 Little-Finlandia prize

  • 2010 Kalevi Jäntti prize