Each year, UNESCO Cities of Literature around the globe compile a list of books that their staff members recommend, one from each participating city. This summer, eighteen of the cities took part, pointing out... Meira
Stanislaw (Stan) Strasburger, novelist, essayist and cultural manager, is writer-in-residence in Gröndalshús in Reykjavík in the spring of 2018, hosted by the Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature and Goethe... Meira
To mark this year’s World Poetry Day, Reykjavík and our colleagues across the globe are linking up to hold simultaneous literary events in several UNESCO Cities of Literature. In Reykjavík, the day will start... Meira
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.... 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