Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson

Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson (b. 1962) has published six volumes of short stories and three novels, mostly set in Reykjavik. He works as a reporter and news director of DV, one of Iceland’s main media outlets, and writes fiction in his spare time. His latest book is the short story collection Afleiðingar (Consequences), published in 2017. 

Publications by Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson

Twice in a Lifetime

Each of Sverrisson’s stories offers an intricate study in the precariousness of life, the frailty of every fleeting opportunity.

Anthologies featuring Ágúst Borgþór Sverrisson

The Book of Reykjavik

Ten stories about the capital of Iceland, translated into English for the first time. Featuring a foreword by award-winning author Sjon.

Decapolis: Tales from Ten Cities

Decapolis is a book which imagines the city otherwise. Bringing together ten writers from across Europe, it offers snapshots of their native cities, freezing for a moment the characters and complexities that define them.