Andri Snær Magnason is a writer.

He has written novels, poetry, plays, short stories, essays and CDs. His work has been published or performed in more than 16 countries. He wrote the book Dreamland - Self-help for a frightened nation, a highly praised work of non-fiction dealing with many issues in modern Iceland, mostly environmentalism. 

It is a book that criticises the fast destruction of the Icelandic nature by the damming of rivers for the gain of aluminium companies.