J.S. Meresmaa


author of science fiction and fantasy

© Veli-Matti Rintala


I'm a Finnish author of science fiction, fantasy, and other fascinatingly weird stories.

I hope you enjoy your stay and find what you came looking for!


(The Jackdaw Master, The Ursine Affairs #1)


We all need a place to belong to.



A touching and vivid story of oppression, power, and an orphan child finding her own tribe in an alternative Finland during Russian rule.

Keskilinnan ritarit

(The Knights of Midcastle)


Who can you trust if you can't even trust yourself?


Fast-paced novella trilogy about a knight and his to-be squire who find themselves amidst murderous plots and passion that can be either their salvation or their destruction.


(The Mifonki Series)


Love. Death. Life.



An abundant and deeply wise epic fantasy series for all who long for a good, heart-felt story.

News and events

August 1st


Never Stop – Finnish Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories will be out soon!

August 9th -13th


Worldcon 75 in Helsinki!


Programme information is available here.


My schedule can be found here.



Luces del norte – stories from the distant North, where ghosts of pirates swim the waters of the Baltic Sea and witches are as deadly as the vipers they send. Join us on a journey to alternate realities where life can be captured in brass, and where the fabric of time is weaved by spiders.


Past International Events


  • Swecon, Uppsala, Sweden May 2017
  • Petrozavodsk, Russia March 2017
  • Eurocon, Barcelona, Spain November 2016
  • Archipelacon, Mariehamn, Åland June 2015

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