Summarið varar ikki alt árið longur (Summer does not last all year any more) is a independent sequel to The Girl in the World, Ottarsdóttir’s debut novel from 2020. The story takes place in Tórshavn in the 1970’s. The pensive “girl in […]
Gentan í verðini (The Girl in The World) is a novel about a girl who goes to visit her grandparents during the summer holiday in a small town in the Faroe Islands. The grandparent’s household includes the rather eccentric aunt who has […]
43 bagatellir (43 Bagatelles) is a collection of short stories, each of them excactly 300 words + a 1 word title – all in all 12,943 words – which according to the book’s table of contents (maybe) deal with a variety of […]
Aftanáðrenn is a collection of 13 short stories, a series of oddly fascinating psychological thrillers, different from anything else written in Faroese. The title – Aftanáðrenn – is a somewhat untranslateable, constructed word, a contatenation of the Faroese adverbs “aftaná” (after) and […]
Messa fyri einum filmi (Requiem For a Film) is Katrin Ottarsdóttir’s second poetry collection. Published 2015 by Mentunargrunnur Studentafelagsins. 75 pages.
** Awarded the Faroese Literature Prize (Bókmentavirðisløn M.A. Jacobsens) 2013 ** Katrin Ottarsdóttir’s critically acclaimed poetry debut Eru koparrør í himmiríki was published in 2012. The collection broke ground in Faroese literature. It is the first book of confessional poetry in Faroese […]