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Kristín Omarsdottir is the author of thirteen novels and eight poetry collections, and her work has been translated throughout Europe. She is a four-time nominee for the Nordic Council Literature Prize. In 2005, she won Playwright of the Year at the Icelandic Performing Arts Awards, and in 2008, she was awarded the Icelandic Women's Literary Prize. As a multidisciplinary artist who weaves elegantly through poetry, prose, visual art and theater, Omarsdottir is a cultural touchstone of Icelandic art.

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