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Finnish writer and journalistwd:Q525967
country of citizenship: Finland
language of expression: Swedish
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. Best known for his epic novels set in Helsinki, he has also written short stories, poetry, essays and newspaper columns.
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