Ingibjörg Sigurðardóttir was born on August 17, 1925 at Krókur in Skagahreppur in Húnavatnssýsla East. Her first novel, Bylgjur (Waves), appeared as a serial in Nýtt kvennablað (The New Woman's Magazine) in 1954, and was published as a book in 1961. The novel Sýslumannssonurinn (The Son of the Sheriff) is Ingibjörg's first printed novel, also appearing serially in the magazine Heima er bezt (Home Sweet Home).
Since then Ingibjörg has published close to 30 novels, and a book of poetry, Hugsað heim (Thinking About Home) in 1962. She is still writing serial stories for Heima er bezt.
Ingibjörg Sigurðardóttir lives in Sandgerði. She has two grown children. Back