Hallgrimur Helgason awarded the Icelandic Literary Prize

31st January, 2019

Hallgrímur Helgason has been awarded the Icelandic Literary Prize for his novel SEXTÍU KÍLÓ AF SÓLSKINI/SIXTY KILOS OF SUNSHINE. The Icelandic Literary Prize is an award which is given to three books each year by the Icelandic Publishers Association. The prize was founded on the association’s centennial in 1989. One award is for fiction or poetry, one is for academic and non-fiction works and the third one is for children’s books. For more information about the prize, see here.