The Icelandic Literature Center participates in the Göteborg Book Fair, which takes place September 25-28 this year. This will mark the 30th time that the event, which annually attracts roughly 100,000 guests, takes place.
The Icelandic stand at the Göteborg Book Fair is a collaboration with Promote Iceland, and features portraits of the authors by photographer Íris Dögg Einarsdóttir. The stand number is C02:01.
This year, the Icelandic authors Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Andri Snær Magnason, Sjón and Lani Yamamoto appear at the event. Go here for the full Icelandic program –
Andri is reading from his new book – Tímakistan – nominated for the Nordic Children’s book Award, and also from his poetry and he will be talking with Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl on new Icelandic Literature:
Meet two nominees for the 2014 Nordic Council Children’s and Young People’s Literature Prize – Andri Snær Magnason and Máret Ánnes Sara (SAM).
11:30 – 11:50
Ung Scen, A03:22
Readings with Firan, Andri Snær Magnason, Åkesson & Beber
12:00 – 13:00
Rum för Poesi, R2
A new generation of Icelandic writers – Andri Snær Magnason and Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl
14:00 – 14:45
2014 Göteborg Book Fair Seminar Programme – English
2014 Göteborg Book fair Seminar Programme – Swedish