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Outi Pickering

Outi Pickering was born in Tampere, Finland, in 1952. She studied English and Italian at Turku University and later obtained a qualification in Library and Information Science. She worked in adult education and as a freelance translator before moving to the UK. She is married and has one daughter.


Outi retired from her job as a staff member library of an NHS hospital, a job which provided her with many of the ideas used in The Library Always Wins as well as her first novel, Two Point Five Cheers For The Library (published by Olympia, 2015).

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