Icelandic Authors

A list of Icelandic authors and their books in translations.

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Fríða Ísberg

Danish Danska Fiction Finnish Finnska Franska French German Ljóð Poetry Skáldverk Swedish Sænska Ukrainian Úkraínska Þýska

Fríða Ísberg is one of the most exciting young authors in Iceland today. Her work has appeared in various publications abroad as well as at home, and she occasionally writes reviews for the British publication The Times Literary Supplement. Frida is also a member of the poetry collective Imposter Poets and has published books of poetry with the collective.

Further information

Works in translation

  • Merking (The Mark) Forlagið 2021


Arabic (Manshorat Alafandi Fze); Australia And New Zealand (Text); Brazil (Fosforo); Denmark (Gyldendal); Faroe Islands (Sprotin); Finland (WSOY); France (Laffont); Germany (Hoffmann Und Campe); Hungary (Europa); Italy (La Nave Di Teseo); Lithuania (Sofoklis); Netherlands (De Geus); Norway (Aschehoug); Spain (Literatura Random House/Prh); Sweden (Norstedts); Turkey (Domingo Publishing); Uk (Faber)

  • Kláði (Itch) Partus 2018

Ukraine (Vydavnytstvo); Denmark (Torgard) transl. Kim Lembek

  • Leðurjakkaveður, Forlagið 2019

Germany (ELIF Verlag) Lederjackenwetter,
transl. Wolfgang Schiffer and Jón Thor Gíslason