Kristín Ómarsdóttir is an author and an artist who works interchangeably with poems and novels, short stories and plays, and has received numerous awards for her works. She has been nominated and rewarded numerous times for her work in Iceland and in the Nordics. Ómarsdóttir is known for challenging the elasticity of language. Her original imagery is surprising and sometimes surreal. Her books have been translated into Swedish, Finnish and French, and her poems have been published in foreign anthologies.
Kristín has also worked with visual art, and has exhibited drawings and participated in exhibitions in which she has worked with various art forms, such as video and sculpture.
Source: Nordic co-operation