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Oddny Eir

Oddný Eir is an Icelandic author whose novel “Land of Love and Ruins” won the EU Prize for Literature and the Icelandic Women’s Literature Prize. In addition to publishing four novels and several books of poetry and essays, she has worked as an art lecturer and gallerist, as an environmental activist, and as a collaborator with the musical artist Björk.


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