Alexandra Salmela foto 2
Foto © Anniina Mannila

Alexandra Salmela

7. 11. 1980
Bratislava
Genre:
ya and children's books, , general fiction, children's and ya books (religious)
Birth name:
Alexandra Balážová
Home country:
Finland

Salmela was the first person without a Finnish citizenship to win the prestigious Helsingin Sanomat Literature Prize for her debut 27 čiže smrť robí umelca (27 – Death Makes the Artist, 2010). She has written the children’s books Princezná opica (The Monkey Princess, 2012) and Žirafia mama a iné príšery (The Giraffe’s Mother and Other Monsters, 2013) and co-authored Mimi a Líza (2013) and Mimi a Líza 2 (2015). Her utopian novel Antihrdina (Antihero, 2017) has made into the ten finalists for Anasoft Litera 2018. 

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2020,
 Slovak language

Strom / The Tree

2018,
 Hindi language

Umr 27

2017,
 Slovak language

Antihrdina / Antihero