Stormwarning

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Pub Date: 04/10/2018

Pages: 98

Trim: 5 x 7

Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing

Imprint: Phoneme Media

ISBN 13: 9781944700683

ISBN 10: 1944700684

Price: $14.00

Category: POETRY / Women Authors

Stormwarning

By Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir, K. B. Thors

Price: $14.00

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Paperback

About the Book

Part lambasting of gender roles and capitalist absurdity, part investigation into human-nature relationships, Stormwarning is the third collection of poetry by Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir. An up-and-coming poet in Iceland and abroad, Tómasdóttir imbues her work with dark humor and understated Scandinavian dread, playing with language and expectations to leave her reader in breathless anticipation of the coming storm.

About the Book

Part lambasting of gender roles and capitalist absurdity, part investigation into human-nature relationships, Stormwarning is the third collection of poetry by Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir. An...

Author

Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir (b.1985) has been active on the Icelandic poetry scene since her teenage years. Her poems have been translated into English, Danish, German, Finnish, Polish, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish and Arabic. Her own translations of Valerie Solanas's feminist manifesto SCUM and Cuban author Virgilio Piñera's poem La isla en peso have been published in Icelandic. Tómasdóttir holds an MA degree in History from the University of Iceland. Her most recent work is a book on the history of pornography in Iceland.K.B. Thors is a poet, translator, and educator from rural Alberta, Canada. Her debut collection Vulgar Mechanics is expected from Partus Press (UK/Iceland) in 2019. Her translation of Stormwarning (Phoneme, 2018) by Icelandic poet Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir won the American Scandinavian Foundation’s Leif and Inger Sjöberg Prize and is currently nominated for the PEN Literary Award for Poetry in Translation. She is also the Spanish-English translator of Chintungo: The Story of Someone Else by Soledad Marambio (Ugly Ducking Presse, 2018). Her poems, essays and literary criticism have appeared around the U.S., U.K., and Canada. She has an MFA from Columbia University, where she was a Teaching Fellow in Poetry.