My newest book at the Göteborg Bookfair


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:

Friday 26/9

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

Saturday 27/9
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

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