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Ófeigur Sigurðsson at LitQuake (San Francisco, CA)
October 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mark your calendars! Ófeigur Sigurðsson will be at this year’s LitQuake Festival on October 13!
FULL SCHEDULE AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 10!
About the Author
Ófeigur Sigurðsson was born in Reykjavík in 1975. He is a graduate of the University of Iceland with a degree in philosophy. He made his poetry debut in 2001 with Skál fyrir skammdeginu (Cheers to the Winter Darkness), and published his first novel, Áferð (Texture), in 2005. Since then, he has published six books of poetry and three novels, in addition to his work as an accomplished translator. Sigurðsson was awarded the European Union Prize for Literature in 2011 for his novel, Jón, making him the first Icelander to receive the prize. His novel Öræfi: The Wasteland was published in Iceland in 2014 to great critical and commercial acclaim, and received the Book Merchant’s Prize in 2014 and the Icelandic Literature Prize in 2015. He currently resides in Antwerp, Belgium.
About the Book
About the Festival
- October 13, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
- Event Categories:
- Author Tour, Special Event
- Event Tags:
- author tour, book event, book festival, book talk, iceland, icelandic literature, literary dallas, litquake, ofeigur sigurdsson, oraefi, san francisco, sigurdsson, the wasteland, wasteland
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