Icelandic Authors

A list of Icelandic authors and their books in translations.

- Videos with Icelandic Authors.


Hildur Knútsdóttir

Barna– og ungmennabækur Children – YA Czech Franska French Macedonian Makedónska Tékkneska

Hildur Knútsdóttir has garnered widespread attention and awards with her books Winter Dark and Winter Frost, which have been translated into several languages and are being turned into a television series. The Witch is the sequel to The Lion, which won the Reykjavik Children's Literature Prize and was nominated for the Icelandic Literature Prize. Knútsdottir has written many popular books for young adults and garnered much critical praise.


Works in translation

  • Vetrarhörkur (Winter Frost) 2016 

France (Thierry Magnier); Czech Republic (Práh); TV Rights sold to RVK Studios


  • Vetrarfrí (Winter Dark) 2015

France (Thierry Magnier); Czech Republic (Práh); Macedonia (Publisher); TV Rights sold to RVK Studios