Evening With Authors – The Iceland Writers Retreat
Nordic House April 12. At 8 pm.
The Iceland Writers Retreat will take place for the third time April 13-17. It features numerous small-group writing workshops led by renowned authors from around the world. This year, we will have ten Featured Authors who come from six countries.
The Featured Authors will be participating in a reading at Nordic House the day before the IWR begins. The reading is free and open to all.
Moderated by Egill Helgason. The event will take place in English.
The authors reading in the Nordic House are: Gerður Kristný, Elina Hirvonen, Mark Kurlansky, Vincent Lam, Neel Mukherjee, Cheryl Strayed, Miriam Toews, Adelle Waldman, Kate Williams og Andrew Westoll.
The Featured Authors participating in the workshops
Icelandic Literature Award winner Gerður Kristný;
Author, journalist and documentary filmmaker Elina Hirvonen
Journalist and bestselling author Mark Kurlansky
Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam
Booker Prize nominee Neel Mukherjee
Author of Wild and other bestsellers Cheryl Strayed
Governor General’s Award winner Miriam Toews
Bestselling author Adelle Waldman
RBC Charles Taylor prize winner Andrew Westoll
Historian, novelist and broadcaster Kate Williams.