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HEL-YA! program

HEL-YA! program

The first Finnish Young Adult Literary Convention has published its program. The event is held at Restaurant Lämpö in Helsinki, and the tickets are already for sale. You can find more detailed information at the dedicated FB pages. You can find Emmi’s schedule for the day here.

Worldcon 75 programme

Worldcon 75 programme

The preliminary programme for the 75th Worldcon in Helsinki has been released. As per usual, changes, additions and cancellations are likely, so do check the latest version of the programme available at the official website here. There’s even an app for your smartphone. For Emmi’s schedule, click here.

Worldcon 75 in Helsinki

Worldcon 75 in Helsinki

The 75th Worldcon will take over Helsinki on August 9th through 13th 2017. The program has yet to be released, but we can already confirm that Emmi will be attending various panels and events. The guests of honour this year are John-Henri Holmberg, Nalo Hopkinson, Johanna Sinisalo, Claire Wendling, and Walter Jon Williams. Head over to the official website for more information.

HEL-YA! in Helsinki

HEL-YA! in Helsinki

On August 5th 2017 Finland gets its first Young Adult Literary Convention, HEL-YA! The location is Restaurant Lämpiö in Helsinki. In addition to Emmi, the guests include Salla Simukka, Antti Halme, Juuli Niemi, Elina Rouhiainen, and Mintie Das, amongst others. The program will be published later, but the Facebook page, of the event is already buzzing with information, and the tickets are available for purchase at Tiketti.

Eastern Mennonite University

Memory of Water has been selected as this semester’s Common Read for the Eastern Mennonite University in Virginia, US. On the upcoming Wednesday 19th April at 4:00PM Emmi will be visiting the university and giving a talk about the research and science behind the novel.