Mia Kankimäki has worked with books all her life: she has a master’s degree in comparative literature from the University of Helsinki, and she has worked as a copywriter and editor at various publishing houses. Her travels in Tanzania, Kenya, Italy, and Japan in the footsteps of inspirational, historical female figures: fearless explorers, gifted writers and passionate artists, inspired her second book The Women I Think About at Night: Traveling the Paths of My Heroes. Mia Kankimäki currently lives in Helsinki, Finland, when she’s not traveling for her next book project. A teacher of Japanese flower arranging at the Sogetsu Ikebana School, Mia also loves tai chi, wild animals, live jazz, good food, and excellent tea.
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