• Faroe Islands

Both the pioneer and veteran of Faroese crime fiction, rapidly gaining an international recognition; also a publisher and esteemed literary historian and author of several non-fiction books about Faroese literature. Jógvan published his first crime novel in 1990 and has not stopped since. He is a household name in the Faroe Islands, a country of under 53,000 people and very little crime! He has written countless crime novels for adults and children, playing out against the rugged landscape and sea-swept coasts of the Faroes, many dramatised on TV.  

FEATURED BOOK: Dead Men Dancing. His most recent novel in English, in the series about investigative journalist Hannis Martinsson, tr. Marita Thomsen, Norvik Press, 2023.