Thora Hjörleifsdóttir has a master’s degree in creative writing. MAGMA is her first novel. When MAGMA was first published in Iceland it shot straight to the top of the bestseller’s list and received great reviews. The novel has sparked discussion and debate among people of all genders in society and has been described as a must-read. Thora is also a member of the poetry collective Impostor Poets and has published books of poetry and a novel with the collective.