Oddný Eir

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Oddný Eir
Native name Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir
Born 1972
Nationality Islandic
Alma mater Sorbonne University
Genre novels
Notable awards Icelandic Literary Award

Oddný Eir Ævarsdóttir (born 1972) is an Icelandic writer. She has written three autobiographical novels, her best-known work being Jarðnæði (Land of love; plan of ruins) which was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Award in 2011 and which won the 2012 Icelandic Women’s Literature Prize and the 2014 EU Prize for Literature.[1]

Life[edit]

Oddny Eir has a PhD from Sorbonne University. She runs a publishing company Apaflasa in collaboration with her brother the archaeologist Uggi Ævarsson.

Works[edit]

  • Ways in between : Gudbjörg Lind, Gudrun Kristjansdottir, Kristin Jonsdottir = Leidin a milli, Reykjavik : Þjóðminjasafns Íslands, 2007, OCLC 488422859
  • Land of love and ruins, Brooklyn, NY : Restless Books, 2016. ISBN 9781632060723, OCLC 972330336

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bio