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Thursday 14. Jan 2021

Icelandic author Valur Gunnarsson has been appointed a UNESCO City of Literature Virtual Writer in Residence 2021, at the UK‘s National Centre for Writing in Norwich. .

Wednesday 30. Dec 2020

For the fourth year in a row, a group of poets will read poetry in Reykjavík from dawn to dusk on the first day of the year. Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the event will be streamen online.

  • Þórbergur Þórðarson

    “When a man in love is married to his beloved, little by little he stops worshiping her soul, as she becomes familiar to him. This is why most marriages are the least worshipful states of being in the universe.”

  • Drop the Mic - Performance in Mengi, Reykjavik 2019
  • Drop the Mic - Portrait Toomas Leppik
  • Drop the Mic - Portrait Sirel Heinloo
  • Drop the Mic - Portrait Kaisa Kuslapuu
  • Drop the Mic - Portrait Hilde-Susan Jægtnes
  • Drop the Mic - Portrait Erik Eikehaug
  • Drop the Mic - Portrait Kolfinna Nikulásdóttir
  • Drop the Mic - Portrait Gunnar Ragnarsson
  • Drop the Mic - Workshop Reykjavik 2019
  • Barnabókaverðlaun Guðrúnar Helgadóttur
  • Barnabókaverðlaun Reykjavíkurborgar
  • Sumardagur bókarinnar
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    Chantal Ringuet - 2019 Writer in Residence
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