The Hagþenkir PrizeRead moreThe Hagþenkir Prize is awarded yearly for non-fiction and educational material of all sorts, as well as for research.
The Jónas Hallgrímsson PrizeRead moreOn The Icelandic Language Day, November 16th every year, the Ministry of Education gives out The Jónas Hallgrímsson Prize.
The Starry RayRead moreGlæpafélag Vestfjarða (The West-Fjords Crime Group) awarded the prize for the best Icelandic crime novel every year from 2010-2015.
The Þórbergur Þórðarson Prize for StyleRead moreThis 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.
Sögusteinn – IBBY Iceland’s Children’s Literature PrizeRead moreIBBY 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.
RÚV Writers‘ FundRead moreThe Icelandic Broadcasting Service (RUV) awards one or more writers each year on December 20th.
The DV Cultural Prize for LiteratureRead moreThe newspaper DV awarded prizes for excellence in seven different fields of culture, including literature, in the years 1979-2017.
The May StarRead moreThe only Icelandic literature prize awarded to a published book of poetry. First awarded on May 18th 2017.
The Jón úr Vör Poetry PrizeRead moreThe cultural board of Kópavogur has awarded this poetry prize in memory of poet Jón úr Vör since the year 2002.