Antti Tuomainen


Antti Tuomainen was an award-winning copywriter when he made his literary debut in 2007 as a suspense author. His third novel, The Healer, was awarded the Clue Award for Best Finnish Crime Novel of 2011 and was shortlisted for the Glass Key Award. He is also the author of The Mine.


Autobiography for Quais du Polar

One of the best writing advice I’ve heard comes from one of my all-time favourite writers, the great Lawrence Block: “Write what you want and don’t expect anything.” After eight books that have all been different from one another, I can say that I’ve been able to successfully follow the first part of the advice.


Favorite “noir”

livre : The Big Clock, Kenneth Fearing

film : Fargo, Noah Hawley

A writer : Elmore Leonard