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Nominations to the May Star Poetry Award 2020

28.04.2021

The National and University Library of Iceland in conjuction with the Writers’ Union of Iceland, will present the May Star Poetry Award, for the fifth time this May.

Nominations to the May Star 2020 were presented on April 27 in Gunnar Gunnarson´s House.

Nominees are:
Arndís Lóa Magnúsdóttir – Taugaboð á háspennulínu (Una útgáfuhús)
Gyrðir Elíasson – Draumstol (Dimma)
Halla Þórlaug Óskarsdóttir – Þagnarbindindi  (Benedikt)
Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir – Kyrralífsmyndir (Mál og menning)
Ragnheiður Lárusdóttir – 1900 og eitthvað ( Bjartur)


Nominated books of poetry are on display in the Library’s entrance.

Sverrir Norland appointed by the Writer‘s Union of Iceland and María Logn Kristínardóttir Ólafsdóttir by the National and University Library of Iceland, are the judging panel. The award will be presented at a ceremony at the National Library on 8 June.

On the photograph from left: Arndís Lóa Magnúsdóttir, Linda Vilhjálmsdóttir, Ragnheiður Lárusdóttir, Gyrðir Elíasson and Halla Þórlaug Óskarsdóttir.


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