Useful Links
Finnish North American Literature Association
Click on the links below to go to the home page of the organization listed:

(To add your organization to our list, email us at with the
name, the services you provide, and the link.)

Aspasia Books publishes books and materials concerning Finnish and
Finnish-North American Studies, including classic literature, language learning
materials and other works of interest. It is located in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada.
Aspasia is a primary distributor of materials translated from the Finnish for a North
American audience.

Finnish American Reporter publishes information and creative work for the
Finnish North American community. Its offices are located on the campus of
Finlandia University.

The Finnish American Reporter is a monthly, English language journal,
established in 1986, featuring articles and news reports of interest to Finns across
North America, in Finland and around the world. Its provides a national network for
announcements of Finnish events in the United States and Canada. The FAR has
no political or denominational affiliation and welcomes well-written articles
representing any aspect of Finnish culture, politics and religion.  Monthly features
in the Finnish American Reporter include book reviews, as well as sports,
genealogy, regional news and regular columnists.  Past issue
book reviews can be
found on the FAR web pages.  The Finnish American Reporter is located in the
Finnish American Heritage Center on the campus of
Finlandia University.

Journal of Finnish Studies is a scholarly journal that publishes information
regarding Finnish and Finnish North American topics. Its website is located at

Lutheran Writers Project provides resources and gathering opportunities for
writers, readers, and institutions -- including churches, schools, colleges, and
churchwide organizations. It is a home for writers and readers influencing and
influenced by Lutheran traditions.

Minnesota Finnish Pages provide information about Finnish organizations and
events in Minnesota.

New Orphic Review and New Orphic Publishers are both operated by Ernest
Hekkanen, where he serves as Editor-in-Chief and Margrith Schraner serves as
Copy & Associate Editor.
NOR publishes high quality fiction, poetry, reviews, and
essays. The editorial policies of the
New Orphic Publishers can be located on
Hekkanen's website:

New World Finn is a quarterly journal exploring Finnish culture. It addresses
Canadian and American Finnish topics and publishes creative and critical work as
well as book reviews of interest to its readership. Its online version, a supplement
to the printed version, is located at

North Star Press of St. Cloud, Inc., handles many Finnish North American
authors, including Lauri Anderson, Richard Impola, and Aili Jarvenpa. While it
does not publish exclusively Finnish-themed texts, it is one of the largest
publishers of such works. Their website is located at   

Penfield Books publishes ethnically themed works, including works by Finnish
North Americans and others. Operating from Iowa, its services and offices can be
located through their website: