12 nominations and 7 awards for writing

Nominated to the Icelandic literature prize for SNORRI FROM HÚSAFELL – AN 18th CENTURY SAGA. (Historical biography.) Almenna bókafélagið 1989. / Paperback: Mál og menning 1992.

Nominated to the DV cultural prize  ALVEG NÓG. (Quite enough. A novel) Forlagið 1997.

Nominated to the DV cultural prize  STÚLKA MEÐ FINGUR. (Girl with a finger. A novel) Forlagið 1999.

Nominated to the Icelandic literature prize KRISTNI Á ÍSLANDI. (Christianity in Iceland) One of 5 main authors in this 4 volume edition. History. Alþingi 2000.

Nominated for the Nordic literature prize 2000 for the nistorical novel: Published in Swedish: FLICKA MED FINGER.  PublishAmerica 2004.

Nominated to the Icelandic Literature Prize UPP Á SIGURHÆÐIR. SAGA MATTHÍASAR JOCHUMSSONAR. (Historical biography.) JPV publisher 2006.

Nominated to the Hagthenkir (Scientific Writer’s Union) prize UPP Á SIGURHÆÐIR. SAGA MATTHÍASAR JOCHUMSSONAR. (Historical biography.) JPV publisher 2006.

Nominated to the Icelandic Literature Prize KALT ER ANNARS BLÓÐ. / OTHERS BLOOD IS COLD. (A contemporary crime novel based on Njáls saga) JPV 2007.

Nominated one of five best titles of the year LOFNET KLÓRA HIMIN. / ANTENNAS SCRATCH SKY. JPV publisher 2008. (Poetry).

Nominated to the Icelandic Literature Prize MÖRG ERU LJÓNSINS EYRU./THE LION HAS MANY EARS. (contemporary crime novel based on Laxdæla saga) JPV 2011.

Nominated to the DV cultural prize  GIRL WITH A BELLY. (novel) JPV 2013.

Nominated to the Fjöru prize GIRL WITH A BELLY. (novel) JPV 2013.

awards:

- First prize in Bjart’s and Mrs. Emelía’a competition of micro short stories:

Örsögur í BJARTI OG FRÚ EMELÍU 1, 1992.

- DV cultural prize for the historical novel: STÚLKA MEÐ FINGUR. (Girl with a finger.) Forlagið 1999.

- Bibliographer Union’s Prize: UPP Á SIGURHÆÐIR. SAGA MATTHÍASAR JOCHUMSSONAR. (Historical biography.) JPV publisher 2006.

- Icelandic Radio prize for literature 2008

- Red Ravens Feather (best erotic text). Dagur Kvennanna. Ástarsaga / Womens Day. A Love Story.  Co-written with Megas. Uppheimar 2010.

- Best title GIRL WITH A BELLY. (novel) JPV 2013.

- Fjöru prize (= Orange prize) GIRL WITH A BELLY. (novel) JPV 2013.