Ewa Marcinek, treasurer, and Randi W. Stebbins, chairperson, from Ós Pressan were interviewed for a comprehensive article in DV, a large, national paper in Iceland. They discussed the origins of Ós Pressan, the difficulties of being published in Iceland and how language becomes just another tool for communicating a writer's purpose to the audience. Read more (in Icelandic) at the DV website.
On Saturday May 7, you are invited to a literary performance at café Kaffislippur at Hotel Reykjavik Marina, Iceland. Ós pressan and Reykjavík UNESCO City of Literature are co-organizing a reading for Canadian poet Fred Wah and Icelandic poet, writer and artist Kristín Ómarsdóttir. Joining them will be Ewa Marcinek and Randi Stebbins. Both are poets and writers living in Reykjavík and two of the founding members of Ós Pressan. After the readings, there will be time for an ope