Reykjavík International Literary Festival

September 8 - September 11 2021

Welcome to the Reykjavík International Literary Festival

Set in cozy venues in downtown Reykjavík every two years, the festival offers interesting and entertaining programs for literature enthusiasts. Over a span of more than 30 years, the festival has welcomed Nobel-prize winners, novelists, historians, political activists, philosophers, cartoonists and more to take part in lively programs.

All programs are in English and admission is free.

New date for 2021: Due to the pandemic, a new date has been set for the festival in 2021. The festival will take place, pandemic permitting, on September 8 - September 11 2021.

List of authors who have taken part in the festival throughout the years