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Ísak Harðarson


Ísak Harðarson was born in Reykjavik on the 11th of August, 1956. He graduated from college in 1977 and continued his studies at the University College of Education, and also studied Icelandic at the University of Iceland.

Ísak’s first collection of poetry, Þriggja orða nafn (A Three Word Name), was published in 1982, followed by additional poetry collections, a collection of short stories, a novel, and memoirs. His poetry was published in the collection, Ský Fyrir Ský (Cloud For Cloud), in 2000, and has appeared in numerous magazines and collections abroad. Ísak translated a number of books into Icelandic, among them The Restraint Of Beasts, by British author Magnus Mills.

Ísak died May 12th 2023.