Lynn Maria Laitala
Finnish North American Literature Association
Biographical Information:

Lynn Maria Laitala lives in northern Wisconsin and has a strong reputation as a
Finnish-American prose writer. She is the winner of the first annual fiction
competition organized by the Finnish American Reporter, a publication on which
she later served as editor.

Publications:

Down from Basswood. Beaverton, Ontario, Canada: Aspasia Books, 2001.

"Timo's Team," "The Big Wedding," and "Winter Trip," short stories. Sampo: The
Magic Mill, A Collection of Finnish-American Writing. New Rivers Press.

"Woodsmoke," short story. O Finland: Works by Finnish-Americans. Judy Harvala
Henderson and David William Salmela, editors. Minnetonka, MN: OTSA Press,
1998.