Icelandic Authors

A list of Icelandic authors and their books in translations.

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Dagur Hjartarson

Fiction Franska French Ljóð Poetry Skáldverk

Dagur Hjartarson is amongst Iceland's most interesting merging writers. His first novel, The Last Confession of Love, was shortlisted for The European Union Prize for Literature 2016. Hjartarson has also been awarded the Tomas Gudmundsson Poetry Prize and the Icelandic Literature Center's Newcomer's Grant as well as the Jon ur Vor Poetry Prize.

Works in translation

  • Síðasta ástarjátningin (The Last Confession of Love), Forlagið 2016 France/Switzerland/Luxembourg/ Canada (La Peuplade), transl. Jean-Christophe Salaün