Kristín Ómarsdóttir is the author of four novels, three short story collections, seven books of poetry, and seven staged plays. Her work has been published in Swedish and French. Omarsdottir has been nominated for the Nordic Council’s Literature Prize and The Nordic Council’s Drama Prize. She has also received the DV Cultural Award for Literature, and the “Griman,” the Icelandic prize for best playwright of the year. She lives in Reykjavik and is currently at work on her new novel.