Recordings 2015

Wednesday, September 9

Vilborg Dagbjartsdóttir in Conversation with Kristín Ómarsdóttir:

Vilborg Dagbjartsdóttir & Kristín Ómarsdóttir


Food in Literature, Literature on Food:

Nanna Rögnvaldardóttir


Official Opening and Keynote Address:

Teju Cole & Steinunn Sigurðardóttir


Writing About World War II: Can you? Should you? How to?:

Danny Wattin & Timur Vermes


Magic in the Everyday Life:

Helle Helle, Óskar Árni Óskarsson & Þórdís Gísladóttir

Thursday, September 10

Women, Love and the Narrative in Literature:

Stine Pilgaard & Þórunn Erlu- og Valdimarsdóttir


True and False Stories:

Jón Gnarr, Lena Andersson & Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir


The Role of the Past in Modern Writing:

Bergsveinn Birgisson, Katja Kettu & Ófeigur Sigurðsson


Stories that Travel and Transform:

David Nicholls & Steinunn Sigurðardóttir

Friday, September 11

The Environment, the Future and the Future of Writing:

Andri Snær Magnason & Kim Stanley Robinson


Icelandic Literature as an Inspiration:

David Mitchell, Emil Hjörvar Petersen & Vilborg Davíðsdóttir

Orðstír - Honorary Award to Translators of Icelandic:

Ana María Shua - Microfiction in Latin America:

Ana María Shua

Crime Stories on Friday Night:

Lilja Sigurðardóttir, Pierre Lemaitre & Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

"The Hard Problem":

Kim Stanley Robinson

Saturday, September 12

Telling Big Stories with Few Words:

Ana María Shua & Halldóra Thoroddsen

Home Away from Home:

Hassan Blasim & Teju Cole

Journalism is Not a Crime:

Maziar Bahari & Sjón

September 6 – 9, 2017

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