The Urban Volcano is a collection of illustrated short stories, flash fiction and poetry written by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson. 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 works can be read online in English, Spanish and Icelandic.
A story about travelling, rocks and minerals.
On a warm Sunday in August, an aspiring writer heads to his favorite square in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona in search of inspiration to rid him of his writer’s block.
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.
Limerick about the love-hate relation between a car owner and public transport.