“Sometimes I think my characters live ready-made in my psyche, the way Jung described our personality — that it is made up of hundreds of people, like a huge theatre.” Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir, The Missing Slate’s Author of the Month, talks to Marcus Nicholls.Read More
Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir studied philosophy at the University of Iceland, and has published both fiction and poetry. In 2012, she was awarded the Icelandic Literary Prize for ‘Allt með kossi vekur’ (‘Everything is Woken With a Kiss’). She lives in Reykjavik with her husband, film maker Marteinn Thorsson.
“…it certainly wasn’t the fault of the doll… Although, yes, the man had torn off her head, sliced off her breasts and ripped her skin to shreds before he shot himself with an old farm rifle.” Story of the Week (November 29), by Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir. Translated from Icelandic by Sarah Bowen.Read More
Icelandic text of the opening section of ‘Skaparinn’, by Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir.Read More