Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir
Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir is an Icelandic novelist, playwright and a poet. She is the author of five novels, a collection of poetry and four plays that have been performed at the National Theatre in Iceland and at the Reykjavik City Theatre. She also writes the lyrics for the Icelandic performance pop band Milkywhale. Auður Ava’s novels have been translated into over 20 languages among them The Greenhouse (Rosa candida in most other languages) and Butterflies in November. Auður Ava lives in Reykjavík.