Icelandic Authors

A list of Icelandic authors and their books in translations.

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Eva Björg Ægisdóttir

Crime Fiction Dutch English Enska Franska French Glæpasögur Hebreska Hebrew Hollenska

Eva Björg lives with her husband and their three children in Reykjavík. She was born and raised in Akranes, a small town about half an hour drive from Reykjavík which is the scene for her novel. After finishing a Bachelor's degree in Sociology she moved from Akranes to Trondheim, Norway, where she got her Master's degree in Globalisation. In 2018, Eva was the recipient of the Blackbird Award, a crime-writing prize hosted by prolific Iceland authors Yrsa Sigurðardóttir and Ragnar Jónasson.


Further information

Works in translation


  • Marrið í stiganum (The Creak On the Stairs) Veröld 2018

France (Le Martinière Littérature); Israel (Lesa Press); Netherlands (De Fontein); WEL (Orenda Books)