Books that have been nominated for the May Star Prize introduced


On Thursday, May 4, books that have been nominated for the May Star Prize were introduced in the library's lecture hall in the presence of a large crowd. Emma Björk Hjálmarsdóttir was the presenter.

Ugla Egilsdóttir read from Skurn by Arndís Lóa Magnúsdóttir. Publisher: Una publishing house.

Bergthóra Snæbjörnsdóttir read from her book Allt sem rennur. Publisher: Benedikt.

Ólafur Egilsson read from the book Sjófuglinn by Egill Ólafsson. Publisher: Bjartur.

Ragnheiður Tryggvadóttir read from the book Urta by Gerður Kristný. Publisher: Mál og menning.

Natasha S. read from her book Máltaka á stríðtímum. Publisher Una publishing house.

Sunna Dís Másdóttir read from her book Plómur. Publisher: Mál og menning.


A small exhibition has been set up in the lobby of the museum with both the nominated books and more poetry books published in 2022, which totaled 93.



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