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#TIMETOLISTEN

#TIMETOLISTEN In the time of the Covid 19, Goethe Institut in Berlin asked a group of international writers to record a story in their homes, for people who are stuck in their apartments in quarantine, under the hashtag #timetolisten and #zeitzuzuhören. Among the writers invited were Herta Müller, Sofie Oksanen and TC Boy [...]

May 7th, 2020|

Woman at 1000°” is a Puppet in Cologne!

Woman at 1000°" is a Puppet in Cologne! Schauspiel Köln, a theatre in Cologne, Germany, has produced a puppet theatre version of Hallgrimur Helgason's novel "Woman at 1000°" from 2011. The theatre version was done by Gabriele Hänel and premiered at the end of January 2020. Director was Moritz Sostmann. More. [...]

February 10th, 2020|

23 October — Hallgrimur Helgason at the University of Edinburgh

23 October — Hallgrimur Helgason at the University of Edinburgh Wednesday, 23rd of October 2019, Hallgrimur Helgason will give a lecture at the end of the Nordic Branding and The Reception of the Nordic Model Abroad Conference held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. More. [...]

October 17th, 2019|

Sixty Kilos of Sunshine wins Icelandic Literature Prize 2018

Sixty Kilos of Sunshine wins Icelandic Literature Prize 2018 The President of Iceland, Mr. Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, presented the Icelandic Literary Prize for 2018 at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence, on the 29th of January 2019. This is the 30th time that the prize is awarded and the ceremony was broadcast live on [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

Seasick in Munich, is out in Danish this week

Seasick in Munich, is out in Danish this week Helgason's autobiographical novel of 2015, Seasick in Munich, is out in Danish this week. Translated by Kim Lembek and published by Lindhardt&Ringhof. BUY THE BOOK TEST READ 1 He sat by the window and watched West Germany rush by. Roads, trees and houses sprinted by [...]

September 14th, 2017|