Saara Turunen is an internationally acclaimed and award-winning author, playwright and director. Many of her works examine the themes of art, identity and social norms. Turunen is known for her novels Irrational Things, Bystander and Love/monster as well as for her plays. Her works have been translated into several languages and they’ve been performed around the world.
City of Helsinki’s The Artist of the Year Award 2018
Finland Prize 2016
Helsingin Sanomat Literature Prize 2015