Helsinki Writers Group

ESTABLISHED IN 2008

  • Under the Bleachers

    November 9th, 2021 | Jason D. Janicki

    Jason D. Janicki was born and raised in Salinas, California and now lives in Helsinki. He generally writes sci-fi, fantasy, and horror novels, but also writes short stories and comics. This is his contribution for ZineTon 2021.

  • You Never Outgrow the Hometown Blues

    November 9th, 2021 | Gerry Stewart

    Gerry Stewart is a poet, creative writing tutor and editor based in Finland. Her poem You Never Outgrow the Hometown Blues is a part of Helsinki Writers Group's project for ZineTon2021.

  • Reflection of Home

    November 9th, 2021 | Leah Martin

    Leah Martin is a poet and a permission-slip. She lives in Helsinki, Finland. Reflection of Home is her poem for Helsinki Writers Group's project in ZineTon 2021.

  • Jack the Daw

    November 1st, 2021 | Saara Kahra

    Saara Kahra is a Helsinki based writer. She is mostly a poet, by heart and skill, but is venturing into prose. Jack the Daw is a short fiction piece of hers for the ZineTon 2021 project.

  • Lake Silver Fish

    October 28th, 2021 | Toni Nordbo

    Toni Nordbo is a writer from Helsinki. His poem Lake Silver Fish is a part of Helsinki Writers Group's project for ZineTon2021.

  • Helsinki Writers Group at ZineTon

    October 28th, 2021 | Admin

    Zineton is a creative marathon where, instead of running, you create a zine from scratch during one weekend. Zineton 2021 was held on 1.–3.10.2021. 141 zines were created! Check out the submission of Helsinki Writers Group!

  • Helsinki Writers Group at Superwood Festival

    September 30th, 2021 | Admin

    Experience the sounds of Superwood: short stories and poems inspired by autumn colours, chilly winds and mossy forests. Wherever you may listen to this Sound Experience, you are sure to be transported to the land of Superwood.

  • Xan van Rooyen in Scriptor in Fabula | Literary Interviews Project

    September 9th, 2021 | Admin

    Scriptor in Fabula is a series of video interviews realized by writer Tanya Tyniälä with the goal to gain further insight into the different writers living in Finla

  • Yötön Yö*

    June 30th, 2021 | Gerry Stewart

    Gerry Stewart is a poet, creative writing tutor and editor based in Finland. Her poetry collection Post-Holiday Blues was published by Flambard Press, UK. In 2019 she won the ‘Selected or Neglected Collection Competition’ with Hedgehog Poetry Press for her collection Totems.

  • Running in the family - teaser

    June 17th, 2021 | Vladislav Nenchev

    Vladislav Nenchev and The Finn-Brit Players brought the magical experience of theatre into our living rooms through Zoom with the virtual play Running in the family

  • Running in the family - Virtual play

    May 17th, 2021 | Admin

    Live Zoom performance of a 40-minute one-act play, written and directed by Vladislav Nenchev. Presented by The Finn-Brit Players. 25, 27 and 29 May 2021 at 7 pm EET

  • Half nothing

    May 4th, 2021 | Christopher Lorenzo Thomas

    Christopher Lorenzo Thomas is a Jamaican filmmaker, teacher and writer who currently lives in Helsinki. ‘Half Nothing’ is his first published short story.

  • How to become a member?

    March 15th, 2021 | Csilla Csépke

    A briefing for anyone who is ineterested about the group, answering questions such as how to join and who can be a member?

  • Is there any body for me?

    March 8th, 2021 | Vladislav Nenchev

    A gripping short story about the advanetures of a heart looking for any body in the bond center of Amygdala Square.

  • Little Emma

    March 8th, 2021 | Csilla Csépke

    A dark homage to the classic short story of Geza Csath, evocating Edgar Ellen Poe and Charles Baudelaire in a form of a poem, written by Csilla Csépke.

  • Home is where

    March 7th, 2021 | Csilla Csépke

    Can an immigrant feel "home" in the new country? And how about the origin country? This poem of Csilla Csépke attempts to find the answers for those questions.

  • Group history

    February 22nd, 2021 | Kevin McCarthy

    A short history of Helsinki Writers Group

  • How to do content warnings right?

    February 22nd, 2021 | Admin

    About the legitimacy of content warnings in a writers' group. How not to ruin the readers' experience with content warnings?

  • About feedback

    February 22nd, 2021 | Admin

    Thoughts about giving and receiving feedback.