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Off-Venue: Reykjavík Poetics

By September 5, 2021September 7th, 2021Program

Thursday September 9

17:00

Iðnó

On the occasion of the 10 year anniversary of Reykjavík as a UNESCO City of Literature, 14 local authors wrote essays that focus on the creative process and writing. These vastly different essays are collected in one volume, published by Benedikt Publishing in cooperation with Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature. The launch of the book is celebrated with a publishing event during the Reykjavík International Literary Festival.

Talks by Alexandra Briem, President of Reykjavík City Council and writer Mazen Maarouf. Authors: Alexander Dan, Angela Rawlings, Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir, Bergrún Íris Sævarsdóttir, Bergsveinn Birgisson, Elías Knörr, Gerður Kristný, Hallgrímur Helgason, Hildur Knútsdóttir, Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Mazen Maarouf, Steinar Bragi, Steinunn Sigurðardóttir, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. Edited by Kjartan Már Ómarsson.