Sjón was born in Reykjavik in 1962. Poet, novelist and playwright, he has received numerous literary awards, including the Nordic Council’s Literature Prize for The Blue Fox. He was also nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe and a Brit Award for the music, which he collaborated on with Björk, for Dancer In The Dark. Telegram Books published The Blue Fox, translated by Victoria Cribb in 2008 and will be publishing The Twilight of Marvels in May 2011.

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