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Janice Balfour

Contributor

Janice Balfour

Janice Balfour was born in Scotland and relocated to Iceland in 1972. She studied literature and Italian at the University of Iceland, and started translating articles and texts for museums shortly thereafter. In addition to Bragi Ólafsson's Pets (forthcoming from Open Letter), she has translated two collections of short stories by Gyrdir Elíasson (currently unpublished in English). She currently works for the Icelandic Red Cross Association.

Articles by Janice Balfour

The Story of One Occasion
By Kristín Ómarsdottir
On one of many occasions Greta Garbo visited her fellow actress Marilyn Monroe in her home town, the City of Angels. Greta, who lived in New York, flew to the West Coast, took a taxi at the airport, and…
Translated from Icelandic by Janice Balfour
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