Andri Snær Magnason
Icelandic Literary Prize winner
Andri Snær Magnason is the only Icelandic writer to have won the Icelandic Literary Prize in all three categories, Fiction, Non-Fiction and Children’s YA literature. Andri’s work has been published or performed in more than 30 countries. His novel, LoveStar (Seven Stories Press) won the Philip K Dick Honorary Award 2013. Andri has also been active in the fight against the destruction of the Icelandic Highlands. His book – Dreamland – a Self Help Manual for a Frightened Nation takes on these issues. Dreamland has been published in multiple languages and was made into a feature length documentary film. Andri’s newest book Tímakistan, or The Time Casket, has been nominated for the Nordic Literary Award.