Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir

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Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir.
This is an Icelandic name. The last name is a matronymic, not a family name; this person is referred to by the given name Guðrún.

Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir is an Icelandic writer born on 17 March 1976. She studied philosophy at the University of Iceland.

Her first novel and collection came out in 1998 to acclaim.[1] She has written five novels since then. In 2000, her novel Fyrirlestur um hamingjuna ("Lecture on Happiness") was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize. In 2006 she was awarded the DV Culture Prize for the novel Yosoy.[2] In 2012, she was awarded the Icelandic Literary Prize for Allt með kossi vekur ("Everything Is Woken with a Kiss").[3]


  • Skaparinn (2008) (translated as The Creator, 2012)


  1. ^ "Bára Magnúsdóttir writes about the works of Guðrún Eva". Archived from the original on 7 November 2005. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "DV Cultural Prize for Literature". Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir awarded Icelandic Literary Prize, [1], 26.jan 2012

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