Einar Már Guðmundsson

Einar Már Guðmundsson (b. 1954) is a gifted novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter and translator. He has received many awards and distinctions for his books, in Iceland and abroad, such as the Icelandic Literary Prize, Nordic Council Literature Prize, Norwegian Bjørnson Prize, the Scharnberg Memorial Award in Denmark, The Karen Blixen Medal, and The Giuseppe Acerbi Literary Prize in Italy. In 2012 he received the Swedish Academy's Nordic Prize, dubbed “The little Nobel”, for his contribution to literature. Guðmundsson’s works have been translated into more than 30 languages and a film based on his novel Angels of the Universe featured music from Icelandic band Sigurrós.

Anthologies featuring Einar Már Guðmundsson

The Book of Reykjavik

Ten stories about the capital of Iceland.