Kirsi Kunnas

Poet, Author

1924 –

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Who is Kirsi Kunnas?

Kirsi Marjatta Kunnas is a Finnish poet, children's literature author and translator into Finnish. Her extensive oeuvre consists of poems, fairy tale books, drama, translations and non-fiction. Her books have been translated into Swedish, English, German, French, Hungarian, and Estonian. She has received several prizes and awards in Finland for her life's work.

Kunnas is married to author Jaakko Syrjä. The lead singer and songwriter Martti Syrjä and guitarist Mikko Syrjä of Eppu Normaali are their sons.

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Born
Dec 14, 1924
Helsinki
Parents
Children
Nationality
  • Finland
Profession
Lived in
  • Helsinki

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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