Meet Marvi Gil

Marvi is a tropical transplant in the old, cold world. She has published poetry and short fiction in Iceland, the UK, and the Philippines. Working as a writer and editor for most of her life, she has in the last 10 years also worked as a nurse at the psych intensive care unit of Iceland's National University Hospital. Recently, she decided to move to Iceland´s northernmost town, Raufarhöfn (a village at the edge of the Arctic) where she has been appointed as Family Services Representative for the town. Learn more about her writing and workshops at