Into is an independent publishing house from Helsinki, Finland. Founded in 2007, we publish 80–90 non-fiction / fiction titles annually, combining established authors with new arrivals. Into focuses on politics, environment, economics, history, gender and popular culture but publishes also fresh fiction and children’s books.
Into’s work is bold, ambitious and purposeful. As a publisher, we emphasize open communities and always aspire to learn new ways of working in the literary field. Into changes the world.
Foreign authors translated and published by Into are numerous. They include for example Naomi Klein, Thomas Piketty, Luke Harding, along with Arne Dahl, Kyung-sook Shin, Andy Weir, Denise Rudberg, and Luiz Ruffato.
Many of our books have received awards and nominations. For example, Laura Ertimo and Mari Ahokoivu’s Aika matkat – Lotta ja Kasper ja luontokadon arvoitus (Where Did the Animals Go) was awarded Tieto-Lauri award in 2022 and nominated for Finlandia Prize in 2021. Riina Tanskanen’s Tympeät tytöt – Aikuistumisriittejä (”Grumpy Girls) was nominated for Comics-Finlandia award in 2022, and Sankaritarinoita tytöille (ja kaikille muille ) – Kertomuksia rohkeista naisista Minna Canthista Almaan (”Hero Stories for Girls (and Everyone Else): Stories of Bold Women from Minna Canth to Alma”), edited by Taru Anttonen and Milla Karppinen, was nominated for Finlandia Prize in 2018.
Hanna Nikkanen and group’s Hyvän sään aikana was awarded the Kanava award for best non-fiction book and nominated for the Finlandia Prize in 2017. Kalle Kniivilä’s Putinin väkeä – Venäjän hiljainen enemmistö (“Putin’s folk: The Quiet Majority of Russia”) won the Kanava award in 2014.
Esa Koivuranta, Kati Pehkonen, Tuija Sorjanen and Annina Vainio’s Marimekko – Suuria kuvioita (“Marimekko – Great patterns”) was nominated for the Finlandia Prize in 2015. Laura Gustafsson’s Huorasatu (“Whore Tale”) was nominated for the Finlandia and the Helsingin Sanomat Literary Prize in 2011.