Margrét Lóa Jónsdóttir

Margrét Lóa Jónsdóttir was born in Reykjavík in 1967. She studied Icelandic and philosophy at the University of Iceland, and philosophy at the University of San Sebastián in Spain. She is now studying art history as a master’s degree. Margrét Lóa’s first poetry collection Glerúlfar (Glass Wolves) came out in 1985. She has designed, illustrated and published many of her own books. She has been a creative writing teacher at workshops for children and was an editor of a literary magazine for two years. Margrét Lóa has spoken on radio programmes on feminism and gender equality. In 2003, she released the CD Hljómorð of poems recorded together with the musician Gímaldin. From 2008 to 2009 Margrét Lóa ran art gallery which is now online. In 2008 she participated in Granada’s International Poetry Festival in Nicaragua. In 2011 she exhibited her drawings and held an event with the composer Páll Szabó in Hjalteyri, an abandoned factory in Hjalteyri, N-Iceland.

Margrét Lóa Jónsdóttir lives in Reykjavík. Publisher: Salka.