Ófeigur Sigurðsson


Born
in Reykjavík, Iceland
November 02, 1975

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Ófeigur Sigurðsson is an Icelandic poet, novelist and translator. He was born in Reykjavík on November 2, 1975.
Ófeigur studied philosophy at the University of Iceland and graduated in 2007, writing a thesis on the work of Georges Bataille. In 2001 he published his first book of poetry, Skál fyrir skammdeginu, with the avant-garde press Nykur. Ófeigur has to this date published seven books of poetry, four novels and several translations.
Ófeigur was the first Icelander to be awarded the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) in 2011 for the novel Jon.
In 2014 he published the novel Öræfi [Oraefi: The Wasteland] to critical acclaim as well as great commercial success, it was the third best selling book of the year with five printings
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Öræfi

3.68 avg rating — 218 ratings — published 2014 — 6 editions
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Skáldsaga um Jón og hans ri...

3.47 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Heklugjá - leiðarvísir að e...

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Landvættir

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Áferð

3.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2005
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Handlöngun

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Roði

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Tvítólaveizlan

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Ny islandsk poesi

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