Hagþenkir, the Assocation of Icelandic Non-fiction Writers nominated ten writers for the Hagþenki literary prize for 2017... Meira
The Icelandic Women's Literature Prize, Fjöruverðlaunin, were handed out on January 15th 218 for the 12th time. The awards are... Meira
Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature takes part in the international project Waters and Harbours in the North in October and November 2017.
There is a great and steadily growing interest in Icelandic literature world wide, a fact that has become evident by the yearly increase in applications to the Icelandic Literature Center´s grants program for... Meira
The conference Many Faces of Pain will be held at the University of Iceland from September 1 - 3, 2017. Scholars and writers will discuss pain and suffering from various standpoints and academic fields, such as... Meira
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
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
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