The Urban Volcano publishes illustrated short stories, flash fiction and poetry by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson. The stories and poems can be read on the web but are also available as e-books and paperbacks by major online retailers.
The stories fall mainly in the genre of realistic fiction but often include an element of fantasy, introducing interesting characters, intriguing situations or funny dialogs. The poems are largely inspired the traditional Icelandic “ferskeytt” style.
Apart from English, the content is also available in Spanish and Icelandic.
A story about travelling, rocks and minerals.
A young man has his first interaction with his neighbors after one of them accidentally drops a pair of underwear on his terrace.
A short story about a university professor is waiting for his connecting flight at Bogotá International Airport when he is drawn into a conversation with the man sitting besides him. Annoyed at first with being disturbed, the professor gradually becomes interested in the curious tale the man has to tell.
Poem about the opposites and similarities we find in urban street life and pristine nature.
To celebrate World Book Day 2018 I gave away free ebook versions of my books.