Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir


Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir (b. 1989) is a writer, poet and journalist. She is one of the founders and current directors of Meðgönguljóð, a grassroots literary organisation and publisher of poetry based in Iceland. Her work has appeared in print in various anthologies and magazines in Reykjavík, Berlin, Bristol, and Zaragosa. In 2014, Valgerður was nominated on behalf of Iceland to the PEN International New Voices Award. She lives in Reykjavík.



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20 Minute Cities: Reykjavik
Friday, February 20th, 2015

Take a literary tour around the world, with the help of the Digital Writers’ Festival! Join a pair of emerging writers from each of the world’s UNESCO Cities of Literature as they walk you through their city, introducing you to local writers and pointing out what makes their hometown great. Control the path of the writers by interacting with them on Twitter, directing them through the streets of Edinburgh, Melbourne, Iowa City, Dublin, Reykjavík, Norwich, and Kraków.

In Reykjavik, join poets Valgerður Þóroddsdóttir and Ásta F. Sigurðardóttir as they take you on a worldwind tour of their city!