Hallgrímur Helgason is an Icelandic artist and writer. Since 1990, he has published 10 novels. His best-known works are 101 Reykjavik (also a film), The Hitman’s Guide to Housecleaning and Woman at 1000 Degrees. His works have been translated into 14 languages. He has been nominated three times to the Nordic Literature Prize and has won the Icelandic Literature Prize twice, in 2001 for The Author of Iceland and in 2017 for his latest, Sixty Kilos of Sunshine.