Icelandic Authors

A list of Icelandic authors and their books in translations.

- Videos with Icelandic Authors.


Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir

Barna– og ungmennabækur Children – YA Czech Tékkneska

Kristín Ragna Gunnarsdóttir (b. 1968) is an Icelandic author, illustrator and curator. She has a master’s degree in creative writing, has written 10 children’s books, created children’s exhibitions and illustrated innumerable books. Kristín has received the Icelandic illustrator’s award twice and been nominated for many literary prizes. Her illustrations secured her a place on the IBBY honorary list in 2014 and IBBY in Iceland gave her an award for her work in the field of children’s culture. She is currently working on a play for the National Theatre from one of her books.

Works in translation

  • Úlfur og Edda: Dýrgripurinn, 2016

Czech Republic (Barrister & Principal), Translator: Martina Kasparová