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Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson

In 1965 the Icelandic critics awarded Ólafur Jóhann Sigurðsson their prize for his novel Hreidrid (The Nest). In 1976 the Nordic Council, which represents all the Scandinavian countries, awarded him their literary prize for two of his collections of poetry, Ad Laufferjum (At the Petal Ferry) and Ad Brunnum (By the Spring). He has been writing and publishing steadily since 1934. His published works include five volumes of short stories, six novels, two short novels, four children’s books and four collections of poetry. His writings have been translated into eighteen languages.

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