Eva var tilnefnd til Íslensku bókmenntaverðlaunanna árið 2014 fyrir bók sína Nála – riddarasaga. Eva er fædd í Reykjavík, en hefur flakkað um landið og heiminn síðan – og býr nú í Berlín. Hún er ein fimm systra, á þrjú börn, eiginmann og kött. Hún er með gráðu í ferðamálafræði frá HOSTA í Sviss, MPA frá Háskóla Íslands og AMP frá IESE á Spáni. About the author Eva Þengilsdóttir is a children’s books writer. She has also written series of short plays, material for kindergartens and scripts for television. Eva was nominated for the Icelandic Literature Prize in 2014 for her book Nála – A Knight’s Tale.Eva was born in Reykjavík, Iceland – and has since been travelling the country and the world. Eva has four sisters, three children, a husband and a cat! She earned a degree in tourism from Hosta in Switzerland, an MPA from University of Iceland and an AMP from IESE in Spain. She worked for a long time in the educational and the non profit sectors in Iceland. Eva, a devoted philanthropist, regularly works as a volunteer; writing, doing advisory and committee work as well as working in the field.