S. Albert Kivinen
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Seppo Albert Kivinen (born October 19, 1933 in Ikaalinen) is a Finnish author and doctor of philosophy and docent emeritus of University of Helsinki, known for his occult interests. He is a onetime winner of the Atorox Award for best Finnish short story, for his Lovecraftian pastiche Keskiyön Mato Ikaalisissa (The Midnight Worm in Ikaalinen). He is one of the notable early Finnish Cthulhu Mythos authors.

Kivinen Mythos

Kivinen's Cthulhu-Mythos takes place in Finland often in the author's childhood home county of Satakunta and particularly the municipality of Ikaalinen. The stories also connect with the work of Boris Hurtta.

Works available in English

The Book of Poison: Stories Inspired by H. P. Lovecraft, Evertype (April 4, 2014)