Paula Puolakka (born August 18, 1982) is a Beat poet, writer, and MA (History of Science and Ideas) who has won writing contests and challenges held, for example, in the USA, Israel, and Finland. The Finnish Reserve Officers' Federation gave her an honorable mention in 2019 for her essay concerning invisible warfare, honoring the academic legacy of Mr. Theodore John Kaczynski and Mr. Ludwig Wittgenstein. Puolakka's interview concerning some of the same topics can be found through Re:fiction. The Burgundy Zine (USA) celebrated her articles concerning science, pseudoscience, Mr. Kaczynski, Mr. Wittgenstein, and education in Sept 2020 and March 2020. Hybris (Tampere University) will publish her academic article in Dec 2020. Puolakka has been the winner of the poetry challenge held by Poetry Potion over 30 times. Her realistic fantasy story "Kuitti" (Varjorikko 1/2020) is one of the nominees for the distinguished Atorox Award, 2021.