Ragnar Helgi Ólafsson
Icelandic Literary Prize nominee
Ragnar Helgi Ólafsson is a writer and visual artist, living and working in Reykjavík. A poet, playwright, and author of both novels and short story collections, his work has received the Tómas Guðmundsson Literary Prize and been nominated for both The Icelandic Literary Prize and The DV-Culture Prize.
Ragnar is active in the field of visual art producing performances, text-based works and digital installations often dealing with the elementary banalities of the human condition: the connections between oneself and others, poetry, time and memory. He also runs a small publishing house Tunglið forlag, which publishes a handful of books of poetry and fiction per annum, available only at special events on the night of the full moon.
Workshops: The Poet’s Jacket and My Father’s Library (only a few spaces left in Saturday workshop)