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Kristín Ómarsdóttir

Kristín Ómarsdóttir is the author of seven collections of poetry, five books of short stories, seven novels and half a dozen plays. Her novels have been translated into many languages including Swedish, French and English. Her awards include the DV Cultural Award for Literature, the Icelandic Women’s Literature Prize and the Icelandic national prize for playwright of the year. She has been nominated for the Icelandic Literary Award four times, as well as the Nordic Council Literary Prize.