Auður Jónsdóttir

Auður Jónsdóttir (b. 1973) is a writer and freelance journalist. She writes novels, short stories, non-fiction and books for children and teenagers, among them a book about her grandfather, the Nobel laureate Halldór Laxness. Jónsdóttir has won the Icelandic Literary Prize, the Icelandic Women’s Literature Prize and twice been nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize. Her books have been translated into eight languages and several films have been made based on her novels. 

Anthologies featuring Auður Jónsdóttir

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.