Sigurður Pálsson and Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir’s works have been nominated for the 2018 Nordic Council Literature Prize.
Icelander Ísold Ugga has won best director at the Sundance Film Festival for her film And Breathe Normally.
Icelandic authors Yrsa Sigurðardóttir and Ragnar Jónasson have founded a new Icelandic crime fiction award.
Icelandic footballer Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir is number 43 on a list of top 100 women footballers of 2017.
Four artists have been added to the list of those who will receive a so-called “honourary artist salary,” a state-funded grant meant to recognize artistic contributions.
Professional golfer Ólafía Þórunn Kristinsdóttir was awarded 2017 Sportsperson of the Year last night in Reykjavík.
Icelander Elísabet Gunnarsdóttir has been named coach of the year in Sweden’s top women’s football league.