Author Andri Snær Magnason will discuss his wide ranging work that includes supermarket poetry, science fiction, and critical writings about current issues in Iceland. Andri is one of Iceland’s leading literary voices and his novel LoveStar won the leading science fiction awards in France 2016 – Le Grand Prix de l’Imaginaire, and a Philip K. Dick Citation of Excellence in the United States. Andri has won the Icelandic literary awards for fiction, non-fiction and YA/childrens’ books. His newest book, The Casket of Time, came out in April 2019. Andri is also currently the chairman of Reykjavík, Unesco City of Literature. Andri and The Casket of Time were recently reviewed in the New York Times.
The event will feature a 20 minute reading as well as an introduction and Q&A.