Victoria Cribb spent many years traveling, studying and working in Iceland before becoming a full-time translator in 2002. She has translated more than twenty five novels by Icelandic authors including Arnaldur Indriðason, Ragnar Jónasson, Sjón and Yrsa Sigurðardóttir. In 2017, she received the Orðstír honorary translation award for services to Icelandic literature. She lives in Cambridge, UK.
Some of my favorite people on earth are in this book,
Dear writers and grand spirits.