In North America Oct 06, 2020

Attend a Virtual Panel to Learn More about Icelandic Authors

The virtual panel event, "Nordic Authors You Should Know," takes place on October 6 at 2pm ET.

On Tuesday, October 6 at 2pm ET, the ongoing series, “Nordic Authors You Should Know,” at Scandinavia House continues with a focus on Icelandic literature with The Imposter Poets (Svikaskáld), a poetry collective made up of members Thórdís Helgadóttir, Thóra Hjörleifsdóttir, Fríða Ísberg, Ragnheiður Harpa Leifsdóttir, Sunna Dís Másdóttir, and Melkorka Ólafsdóttir, moderated by author and translator Larissa Kyzer. The event will begin with short readings of each of the authors’ work in both English and in Icelandic, followed by interviews with the authors and a conversation on Icelandic literature today. Click here for more information.

The program will be presented live and will later be available to stream from YouTube and Facebook. Nordic Authors You Should Know will continue with more events throughout the fall. Please send audience questions ahead of the discussion to Select questions will be chosen for a Q&A following the conversation. Register for the event here.

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