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After graduating in English and Law, Kári Gíslason wrote his first doctoral thesis on conceptions of authorship in medieval Iceland, and has published scholarly articles dealing mainly with the family sagas. Kári has taught English Literature and Writing at the University of Iceland, the University of Queensland, and Bond University, and currently lectures in Creative Writing and Literary Studies at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). In 2010, he received a Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at QUT.
As part of his teaching approach he maintains a blog about travel and writing:
. The blog also reflects an enduring interest in travel writing. Kári has published travel articles and essays in literary journals and in the mainstream press and is author of the chapter on travel writing for the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing. He has also been a judge for the Steele Rudd Short Story Collection prize. He is currently writing a second book based on the travels and personal reflections of former UN Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld.
Kári lives in Brisbane with his wife Olanda and their two children, Finnur and Magnús.
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The Promise of Ice...
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Born from a secret liaison between a British mother and an Icelandic father, Kári Gíslason was the subject of a promise – a promise elicited from his father to not reveal his identity. The Icelandic c ...
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