2017 has begun and with it the project and network “Nordic Literatures in Change and Exchange”. NolitchX exists to create a network of immigrant language writers in the Nordic region to… Continue reading →
WikiRuno* is a web literary campaign by Sivuvalo which aims to create an encyclopedic identity of transnational language writers, using references and building a database of writers that can be verified and considered… Continue reading →
Sivuvalo project launches its first non-profit poetry book series called ‘Karu Kartonera’ on behalf of the right that international writers living in Finland must have to publish in their own mother tongue. The… Continue reading →
Sivuvalo is a multilingual literature project that has been working since 2013 to improve, map, and make visible the position of transcultural language poets and writers based in Finland and the Nordic Countries. For this purpose Sivuvalo organizes discussion panels, workshops, exhibitions, multimedia literary events and more. It aims to draw the attention of the Finnish literary institutions and cultural policy makers to realize that this is an issue of equality. Writers and poets living in Finland and writing in languages other than the country’s official ones, should have the same rights and possibilities that the authors writing in Finnish and Swedish have.