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Kári Gíslason, author of The Promise of Iceland, and The Ash Burner
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Kári Gíslason


Kári Gíslason is a memoirist, travel writer and creative writing teacher. He 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 QUT. His first book, The Promise of Iceland, (UQP, 2011) told the story of his secret Icelandic family history and his journey to know his father.