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Fréttir
Tuesday 9. Jul 2019

The Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature is proud to announce that the Canadian writer Chantal Ringuet from Québec City was selected to be the first writer to stay in the Gröndalshouse Literature... Meira

Fréttir
Monday 3. Jun 2019

Poets Lavinia Greenlaw, Paul Muldoon and Simon Armitage visit Iceland and appear at two events in Reykjavík on June 21st and 22nd 2019. Three books with poetry by these distinguished ... Meira

  • Pétur Gunnarsson

    “Then came spring. One foot forward, then the other. The everyday characters lost the gait of snowdrifts and puddles and floated filled with breath to and from work. The kids went crazy. All of a sudden their snot stopped running and instead came sneakers, jump rope and olly-olly-oxen-free.”

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    Ævar Þór segir frá leyndarmáli á skólabókasöfnum
    The writer Ævar Þór Benediktsson talks about his book,...
  • Embedded thumbnail for Sleipnir at the school library
    Sleipnir á skólabókasafni
    Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature has appointed Sleipnir as...
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    Gerður Kristný á alþjóðlegum degi ljóðsins árið 2019
    The 2019 World Poetry Day was for the second year celebrated...
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    Poetic Encounters - Greetings from UNESCO Cities of Literature
    51 poets from 27 UNESCO Cities of Literature have come...
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    Poetic Encounters - Ljóðræn stefnumót Bókmenntaborga
    To mark the XII UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) Meeting...
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    Sjón: On Literature and the Future
    Icelandic writer Sjón talks about literature and the...
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    Alþjóðlegur dagur ljóðsins í Reykjavík 2018
    Reykjavik UNESCO City of Literature honoured World Poetry Day...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Newcastle
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Gautaborg
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Færeyjar
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Waters and Harbours in the North - Reykjavík
    Video art from the project Waters and Harbors in the north -...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Ættkvísl; Úlfbaunir
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Arnarbakki
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Laugardalslaug
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...
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    Lestrarhátíð 2016 - Orðið á götunni, Stakkahlíð
    The Reykjavík City of Literature celebrates its five year...