Jul 6, 2013

Sunday 7th of July - Filament Stanza

Filament Stanza, the literary faction of Altes Finanzamt, returns with readings from three Icelandic authors of poetry and prose: Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir, Kári Páll Óskarsson and Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir.

Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir is an author and founding member of the independent publisher Meðgönguljóð. She is studying philosophy and literature at the University of Iceland and writes for The Reykjavík Grapevine. Her first book, a collection of poetry called Þungir forsetar, appeared last year.

Kári Páll Óskarsson is a writer and translator based in Berlin. He has published and edited several books as a member of the Reykjavík based literary collective Nýhil.

Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir was the artistic director of the Nýhil International Poetry Festival in 2009 and 2010. She has published two books of poetry and writes for the literary blog Druslubækur og doðrantar.

Readings in English and Icelandic.

Doors open 20.30
Readings start 21:00