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Pipsa Lonka (born 1977) is a playwright and dramaturge who graduated from the Finnish Theatre Academy in 2007. She is a versatile author whose works include plays for both adults and younger audiences. Her plays are built around strong emotions and often ponder about the relationship that people have with art and with the world that surrounds us, especially nature.
2014 – Heidelberg Stückemarkt International Award (Germany) for These Little Town Blues Are Melting Away
2014 – Lea Award (Finland) for These Little Town Blues Are Melting Away
2010 – Prix Europa Special Award (Germany) for Varjoinen talo
2010 – New Baltic Drama 2011 (Finland) Award for These Little Town Blues Are Melting Away