Thursday, June 20, 2013

ICELAND NOIR: A New Conference

Iceland Noir: This sounds like great fun! A new Crime Fiction Conference. The Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland. Weekend of November 22-23, 2013

Featured AUTHORS

ANN CLEEVES Bestselling and award winning British author of the Vera Stanhope crime series and the Shetland crime series, both of which have recently been filmed for British television.

JOHN CURRAN Award winning Irish author of Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks and Agatha Christie’s Murder in the Making, and leading authority on the works of Agatha Christie.

YRSA SIGURÐARDÓTTIR Bestselling Icelandic author of the Thóra mystery series and Glass Key nominated crime/horror novel “I Remember You”, which is being turned into a Hollywood film.

QUENTIN BATES British author of the “superior crime fiction” (The Times) Iceland-set Officer Gunnhildur crime novels. RAGNAR JONASSON Icelandic author of a crime series set in and around the northernmost town in Iceland, in the process of being developed as a TV series.

VIKTOR ARNAR INGÓLFSSON Icelandic Glass Key nominated author of The Flatey Enigma, House of Evidence and Daybreak.

Friday: Scheduled tours which may include:
Northern lights tour
Blue lagoon tour
Geysir / gullfoss tour

Saturday: The Nordic House, Full day of panels and author interviews

Saturday Evening: Dinner at an Icelandic Restaurant.

Sunday: Scheduled Tours

Registration Required. No Registration Fee. Tours and dining are additional.

To Register, go HERE.

HT: Ann Cleeves

1 comment:

Priscilla said...

Wish I could! Incredible country with fascinating history. The Icelandic Sagas are some of my favorite stories, an opinion shared by Tolkien who used them for his own. Hmmm...