Ijäs, Jyrki

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(1943-2010) Finnish film editor, translator and journalist, the first of whose (few) sf stories was "Koekaniini" ["Guinea Pig"] in 1968. One of the founders of Aikakone magazine (see Finland), he was also publisher and editor of Ikaros magazine, winner of the Finnish Kosmoskynä award in 1988, editor of Ensimmäinen yhteys ["First Contact"] (anth 1988), organizer (with others) of the first Finncon Convention in 1986, and an sf critic. He wrote the entry on Finland for the second edition of this encyclopedia. [PN]

Jyrki Niilo Juhani Ijäs

born Finland: 30 May 1943

died Finland: 11 or 12 November 2010


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