The Urban Volcano is a collection of short fiction stories written by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson. The short stories are to a large extent based on real life events from the author’s life as an Icelander living abroad. Although the tales contain grains of truth, they are melded with fiction, making the reader curious to know the line between reality and fantasy.
Börkur Sigurbjörnsson was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. His studies and career has brought him to Amsterdam, Cambridge, Barcelona, Düsseldorf and London where he currently lives, working on urban research and development, as well as writing fiction.