Minna Maarit Maijala
Born May 18, 1975, Raahe.
Master of Arts, 2001, Doctor of Philosophy (Finnish Literature), University of Helsinki
Researcher, non-fiction author
Researcher, 2007-2008, Edith – critical editions unit, Finnish Literature Society
Co-ordinator, 2008-2010, National School for Literary Research, University of Helsinki
Publications, research projects and other academic activities
Research interests: the life and works of Minna Canth, realist fiction from the 1880s and 1890s, emotions and passions in literature, biography, textual criticism, manuscripts and the writing process.
Awards and special achievements
Shortlisted for the Tieto Finlandia prize for non-fiction, 2014
Winner of the Blogistanian Tieto prize for non-fiction blogs, 2014
Photo: Anni Kössi, Otava
Written by Minna Maijala (Riitta-Ilona Hurmerinta, ed.)
Translated by John Calton