Andri Snaer Magnason
Andri Snaer Magnason is one of Iceland’s most celebrated young writers. In 2002 Love Star was named “Novel of the Year” by Icelandic booksellers and received the DV Literary Award and a nomination to the Icelandic Literary Prize. The Story of the Blue Planet-now published or performed in 22 countries-was the first children’s book to receive the Icelandic Literary Prize and was also the recipient of the Janusz Korczak Honorary Award and the West Nordic Children’s Book Prize. Andri is the winner of the 2010 Kairos Award.