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  • Bók

    The Hagþenkir Prize

    The Hagþenkir Prize is awarded yearly for non-fiction and educational material of all sorts, as well as for research.
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  • Verðlaun Jónasar Hallgrímssonar

    The Jónas Hallgrímsson Prize

    On The Icelandic Language Day, November 16th every year, the Ministry of Education gives out The Jónas Hallgrímsson Prize.
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  • The Starry Ray

    Glæpafélag Vestfjarða (The West-Fjords Crime Group) awarded the prize for the best Icelandic crime novel every year from 2010-2015.
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  • Bók

    The Þórbergur Þórðarson Prize for Style

    This award was given for excellence in style and originality in the use of the Icelandic language. The author could be a fiction or non-fiction writer. The prize has now been discontinued.
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  • Sögusteinn – IBBY Iceland’s Children’s Literature Prize

    IBBY Iceland (International Board on Books for Young People) has hosted this prize since 2007. It is given to writers and / or illustrators whose children's books who have enriched Icelandic children's literature.
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  • RÚV Writers‘ Fund

    The Icelandic Broadcasting Service (RUV) awards one or more writers each year on December 20th.
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  • The DV Cultural Prize for Literature

    The newspaper DV awarded prizes for excellence in seven different fields of culture, including literature, in the years 1979-2017.
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  • The May Star

    The only Icelandic literature prize awarded to a published book of poetry. First awarded on May 18th 2017.
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  • Jón úr Vör

    The Jón úr Vör Poetry Prize

    The cultural board of Kópavogur has awarded this poetry prize in memory of poet Jón úr Vör since the year 2002.
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