Thursday 17th November
Registration and welcome coffee at the Nordic House
New Blood in Iceland's Crime Fiction
Ingvi Thór Kormáksson, Hildur Sif Thorarensen, Kristján Atli Ragnarsson and Óskar Guðmundsson, moderated by Quentin Bates.
Reception at the Reykjavík City Hall (in association with the University of Iceland, Reykjavík Unesco City of Literature and the British Embassy in Iceland), keynote speech by Val McDermid
The Icelandic Crime Syndicate’s crime-reading night at Sólon, with readings in Icelandic.
William Ryan will be running a crimewriting workshop at Kópavogur library. Details can be found here.
Friday 18th November
Emotional Rescue - Passion, Sorrow, Regret, Love and How to Use Them, moderated by Craig Sisterton
Stacia Seaman, Michael Grothaus, Alison Baillie and Alexandra Sokoloff
Heroes, Heroines and Villains, moderated by William Ryan
Jessie Crockett Estevao, Helen Cadbury and Thorvaldur David Kristjansson
Crime fiction as Social Commentary, moderated by David Swatling
Barbara Nadel, Sverrir Berg, Helen Cadbury and Valentina Giambanco
Small Town Skulduggery, moderated by Katrín Jakobsdóttir
Ragnar Jónasson, SJI Holliday and Ann Cleeves
Darkness – What Frightens You? moderated by Michael Ridpath
Ævar Örn Jósepsson, Thomas Enger, AK Benedict and Grant Nicol
Dangerous Nordic Women, moderated by Jacky Collins
Kati Hiekkapelto, Sara Blædel, Jónína Leósdóttir and Sólveig Pálsdóttir
Skeletons in the Closet - Family Secrets, moderated by Jake Kerridge
Susan Moody, Sarah Ward, Amanda Jennings and Alex Gray
The Reykjavík Crimewalk, leaving the Nordic House and ending at Iða Zimsen in downtown Reykjavík, stopping off at criminally significant points along the way with authors reading from their work at each stop.
Saturday 19th November
Strange Places, moderated by Andy Lawrence
Wiliam Ryan, Barbara Nadel, Stacy Allen and Steph Broadribb
Taking Liberties with History, moderated by Marsali Taylor
Michael Ridpath, Jeffrey Siger, Annamaria Alfieri and John Lawton
Coldscape, moderated by William Ryan
Leena Lehtolainen, James Oswald, Nina von Staffeldt and Marsali Taylor
Iceland Noir’s Nordic Crime Fiction Stars, moderated by Katrín Jakobsdóttir
Val McDermid, Sara Blædel, Leena Lehtolainen and Ann Cleeves
This panel takes place at the Harpa Concert Hall (a 10-minute walk from the Nordic House) and is held in association with the Reykjavík Unesco City of Literature.
Tension - Make Your Reader Sweat, moderated by Jake Kerridge
Zoë Sharp, John Gilstrap, Mark Dapin and Mark Hill
Queer Crime, moderated by Jacky Collins
Lilja Sigurðardóttir, Mari Hannah, David Swatling, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir and Val McDermid
The IcePick Panel with nominees for the 2016 Icepick Award for crime fiction in translation into Icelandic, moderated by Eliza Reid
The ****ing Swearing Panel, moderated by Grant Nicol
Val McDermid, JS Law, Craig Robertson and Derek Farrell
The Iceland Noir dinner at Hotel Borg (Registration required)
Toastmaster, Stefán Eiríksson
Quizmaster, Ævar Örn Jósepsson
Sunday 20th November
0900 The mystery wilderness tour, organised by All-Iceland, registration required
Alternatively, and weather permitting,
0800 The Siglufjörður Experience with Ragnar Jónasson, a one-day trip to Ari Thór territory in the north of Iceland organised by All-Iceland, registration required, please contact Jórunn <firstname.lastname@example.org>at All-Iceland for details.