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Monday 11. Sep 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

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Monday 4. Sep 2017

The Reykjavík International Literary Festival takes place for the 13th time on September 6-9, 2017 at venues throughout Reykjavík.

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Tuesday 29. Aug 2017

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

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Wednesday 19. Jul 2017

The XIth Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network took place in Enghien-les-Bains, France from 30 June to 2 July 2017.

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Monday 17. Jul 2017

Prague City of Literature offers a residency programme for authors from other UNESCO Cities of Literature. A call has been sent out for 2018 applications with a deadline on August 31, 2017.

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Tuesday 13. Jun 2017

Gröndal's House, the former home of writer Benedikt Gröndal (1826 - 1907) opens to the public on Iceland's national day, June 17th 2017.

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Monday 22. May 2017

Up to 400 authors are coming to Iceland to particapate in the conference NonfictionNOW 1-4 June, 2017.

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Friday 19. May 2017

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

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Thursday 4. May 2017

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

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Tuesday 25. Apr 2017

The Reykjavík Children's Culture Festival was launched in 2010 and is already a huge success.

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Wednesday 15. Mar 2017

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

Fréttir
Wednesday 1. Mar 2017

The Committee for the Reykajavík Children and Young People’s Literature Prize have nominated the following 15 works for the prize in 2017, for books published 2016.

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Wednesday 1. Mar 2017

The special award for academic work of outstanding quality in 2016 by Hagþenkir, the Assocation of Icelandic Non-fiction Writers was granded the 1st of March to the historian Viðar Hreinsson for his work

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Tuesday 7. Feb 2017

Ten non- fiction Books and Textbook nominated:

Ársæll Már Arnarsson: Síðustu ár sálarinnar. Háskólaútgáfan publication.

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Monday 23. Jan 2017

Ljóðstafur (the poem stick) Jóns from Vör was awarded for the sixteenth time on January 21st, which is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the poet.

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