About Alec Dewar

Alec Dewar is a researcher in contemporary Nordic literature at St. Andrews University, Scotland. His essays and reviews have appeared in Scandinavian StudiesScandinavica, and Edda. He wrote exclusively about contemporary Icelandic literature for Splice throughout 2018, and his book on the subject, Look North, will be published by Splice in 2019. He continues to contribute to Splice on an occasional basis and takes care of social media, tweeting @ThisIsSplice.

What Are Poets For If They Can’t Help Us Live?

Categories: Reviews

Alec Dewar reviews Jón Kalman Stefánsson’s About the Size of the Universe (trans. Philip Roughton).