|Magdalena Hai is a Finnish author of SF&F. Her first novel Kerjäläisprinsessa (The Beggar Princess) was released in 2012, starting the appraised steampunk trilogy Gigi & Henry, to be followed by Kellopelikuningas (The Clockwork King) and Susikuningatar (The Wolf Queen). Hai’s prose, long and short, has won several awards, including the Atorox Award (2016) and Finnish Literary Export Prize (2018). Her children’s book Kurnivamahainen kissa (The Grumblebelly Cat) was nominated in March 2018 for the prestigious Nordic Council Children and Young People's Literature Prize. Her short stories have been translated previously into English, Spanish, and Estonian. A lover of cross genre and all things strange, Hai’s fiction often combines elements of sci-fi, fantasy and horror. Besides writing, Hai is an active member and editor at Osuuskumma Publishing.