Your name: Alda Sigmundsdóttir Current city or town: Reykjavík How long have you lived here: 25 years Three words to describe the climate: Blustery, cool, refreshing. Best time of year to visit? Summer for midnight sun; winter for northern lights.
Ask a Local: Alda Sigmundsdóttir, Reykjavík, Iceland
In this month’s interview, Melody Nixon speaks with Icelandic author Oddný Eir about feminism and writing, folklore, and tyranny. Eir’s latest book of auto-fiction, Land of Love and Ruins, is a work of diaristic essay, lyric collage, and rumination. Collaborator Björk describes Eir as “a true pioneer.” Eir appeared this week in New York City’s PEN World Voices Festival on Gender and Power.
The Female Writer is Political: an Interview with Oddný Eir