Katrín Júlíusdóttir

Katrín Júlíusdóttir

Katrín Júlíusdóttir is a former Icelandic politician, elected in 2003 and served as Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, Minister of Finance and Economy and Social Democratic Alliance’s vice-chair until she retired from politics in 2016. Katrín won the Blackbird Award for best Icelandic crime debut for her first novel, Dead Sweet, hitting the bestseller lists shortly after publication. It was a Booksellers Fiction Book of the Month in the UK, and longlisted for Waterstones Debut Fiction Prize. Katrínis married to author Bjarni M. Bjarnason, who encouraged her to start writing, they have four sons and live in Garðabær.

Katrín Júlíusdóttir is published by Orenda Books

What to read

Dead Sweet by Katrín Júlíusdóttir, 2023

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