Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir

Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir (Iceland, 1973) is the author of ten poetry collections, two novels and a few staged plays. Her poetry cycle Blysfarir (Fackeltåg) was nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Prize in 2009, followed by releases in German and Swedish. Italian versions of her verses first appeared in the volume In forma di parole, translated by Silvia Cosimini; their most recent performance was at Ritratti di poesia in Rome 2017. Sigurbjörg has collaborated with various foreign artists, and his summer, in a pan-Nordic production, her mini-play Ball Boys will come to life in Malmö and Copenhagen.