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Fréttir
Tuesday 13. Jun 2017

Gröndal's House, the former home of writer Benedikt Gröndal (1826 - 1907) opens to the public on Iceland's national day, June 17th 2017.

Fréttir
Monday 22. May 2017

Up to 400 authors are coming to Iceland to particapate in the conference NonfictionNOW 1-4 June, 2017.

Fréttir
Friday 19. May 2017

The National and University Library of Iceland and the Writers' Union of Iceland have established a new poetry book prize entitled Maístjarnan (May Star) that will be awarded annually for the best poetry book the... Meira

Fréttir
Thursday 4. May 2017

The National and University Library of Iceland and the Writers' Union of Iceland have established a new poetry book prize entitled Maístjarnan (May Star) that will be awarded annually, for the first time 18 May 2017... Meira

Fréttir
Tuesday 25. Apr 2017

The Reykjavík Children's Culture Festival was launched in 2010 and is already a huge success.

Fréttir
Wednesday 15. Mar 2017

The Icelandic writer Ævar Thór Benediktsson has been selected to be a part of an international anthology for children and young adults in connection with the International Children’s Literature Hay Festival, held in... Meira

Fréttir
Wednesday 1. Mar 2017

The Committee for the Reykajavík Children and Young People’s Literature Prize have nominated the following 15 works for the prize in 2017, for books published 2016.

Fréttir
Wednesday 1. Mar 2017

The special award for academic work of outstanding quality in 2016 by Hagþenkir, the Assocation of Icelandic Non-fiction Writers was granded the 1st of March to the historian Viðar Hreinsson for his work

Fréttir
Tuesday 7. Feb 2017

Ten non- fiction Books and Textbook nominated:

Ársæll Már Arnarsson: Síðustu ár sálarinnar. Háskólaútgáfan publication.

Fréttir
Monday 23. Jan 2017

Ljóðstafur (the poem stick) Jóns from Vör was awarded for the sixteenth time on January 21st, which is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the poet.

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Wednesday 9. Apr 2014
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Tuesday 8. Apr 2014
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