Varsinais-Suomen Runoviikko
Varsinais-Suomen Runoviikko
Varsinais-Suomen Runoviikko

Poetry Week Association

The Poetry Week Festival and other poetry events are organized by the Poetry Week Association, founded in 2003 in Turku.

Association Board 2022:

Sampo Sihvola, chairman
Emma Leppo, vice-chairwoman
Ainhoa González, secretary
Board members:
Zoila Forss
Eeva Siivonen
Kati Neuvonen
Katariina Vuorinen

Substitutes members:
Petri Tähtinen
Jani Virta
Siiri Vilkko
Elina Laine
Andy Willoughby (UK)
Claus Ankersen (DK)


Anyone who is enthusiastic about poetry and interested in organizing poetry events can join the Poetry Week Association. There is no membership fee. You can apply for membership by filling out the form below or by sending an email to   runoviikko.ry [at] The members are approved by the board of the association.

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