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Fréttir
Friday 15. May 2020

The Reykjavík City of Literature has invited Durban writer, publisher and literacy promoter Fiona Khan for a one month stay in Reykjavík in October 2020. This is the second year of the... Meira

Fréttir
Thursday 7. May 2020

Five books have been shortlisted for the 2020 poetry prize Maístjarnan. The award will be handed out later this month.

  • Þórarinn Eldjárn

    “Ingólfur is at the beach / his temper rough and solemn / to and fro he stomps but finds / not a single column. // He finds a ragged rubber shoe / green plastic floats and bone / but not his precious primaries / the columns of his throne.”

  • Barnabókaverðlaun Guðrúnar Helgadóttur
  • Barnabókaverðlaun Reykjavíkurborgar
  • Sumardagur bókarinnar
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    Chantal Ringuet - 2019 Writer in Residence
    Chantal Ringuet was the Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature...
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    Ævar Þór segir frá leyndarmáli á skólabókasöfnum
    The writer Ævar Þór Benediktsson talks about his book,...
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    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 -...