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Finnish writer and journalistwd:Q525967
country of citizenship: Finland
occupation: author, journalist, writer
award received: Thanks for the Book Award, Pro Finlandia Medal of the Order of the Lion of Finland, Aniara Award, Samfundet De Nio's Grand Prize, Finlandia Award
Kjell Westö (born 6 August 1961 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish author and journalist. Westö writes in Swedish. He is best known for his epic novels set in Helsinki, but he has also written short stories, poetry, essays and newspaper columns.
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