Tommi Parkko
Poet's Self Presentation

Tommi Parkko (born 8 October 1969 Hamina) is a Finnish poet, journalist, writer and educator.

He has studied philosophy, aesthetics and domestic literature at the University of Helsinki, as well as information research at the University of Tampere. Parkko made his debut as a poet with Markus Jääskeläinen by poems published in 1994. His first independent collection of poems Short memory, Sea appeared oak, published in 1997.

Anthologies in addition to his poems have been published in, among other things, Tuli & Savu magazine. His poems have been translated into Latvian, Russian, English, Swedish and Estonian.

Parkko was nominated for the Turku city council in 2004 and 2008.