Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson

Alexander Dan Vilhjálmsson is an Icelandic author who lives in Reykjavík.

He writes in both Icelandic and English as each story requires, translating back and forth as necessary. His work focuses on the fantastical and the weird.

SHADOWS OF THE SHORT DAYS is his first novel, published in English by Gollancz in summer 2019.

VÆTTIR is his second novel, published last year in Icelandic by Benedikt.

Alexander is also is the founder and editor of Iceland’s first SFF magazine, Furðusögur (Weird Stories) and both vocalist and lyricist for Icelandic black metal band Carpe Noctem. Their latest album, Vitrun, can be found on Spotify.