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Fiction by Börkur Sigurbjörnsson


Among Other Things

Among Other Things in an illustrated flash fiction collection by the Icelandic fiction writer Börkur Sigurbjörnsson. The collection touches on a wide variety of subjects dear to the author over the past few years, including among other things, anxiety, interpersonal interactions, nature, introversion, dogs and supernatural forces. The stories are illustrated by the author.

“To some extent, these narratives are part of a personal arts therapy journey where I reflect on my perception of the world, strive to understand it, and carve out my own space within it.”

Paperbacks and e-books

Among Other Things will shortly be available on all major book distribution platforms.

Table of contents

The flash fiction pieces are also available to read for free online.

Börkur is an avid storyteller with a keen eye for quirky characters, funny dialogs and vivid scenario descriptions. Much of his writing falls within the genre of realistic fiction and his stories are more often than not based on real events in the author’s life. Although the tales contain grains of truth, they are melded with fiction, making the reader curious to know the line between reality and fantasy.