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Reintroducing our library…and 2015 Iceland Writers’ Retreat

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On January 12 we are reintroducing our library and have a special guest, Eliza Reid, talking about the Iceland Writers’ Retreat Did you know that our club has a library, including books in both English and Icelandic? It contains fiction, books about history, copies of Icelandic Canadian magazine, and much more. We are reopening and you’re […]

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Jon Gnarr, Iceland’s Most Unlikely of Mayors

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Dan Bjarnason thought we might be interested in a review of Jon Gnarr’s new book enttled ‘How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World’! http://www.macleans.ca/culture/books/jon-gnarr-icelands-most-unlikely-of-mayors/  

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Last Chance to Register for Icelandic Language Class

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Language Classes (Íslenskukennsla) Winter Session 2014 Adult Icelandic Level 1 – Beginner, and Level 2 – Intermediate Classes We welcome our new Teachers: Þórunn and Arna Björk! The next sessions are about to begin! Jan 13 – March 10 (Not Feb 17) 8 Consecutive Monday evenings 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Morningside-High Park Presbyterian Church at 4 Morningside Ave. […]

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Iceland Literary Event: Introduction to the Iceland Writers Retreat

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The Honorary Consul of Iceland in Toronto Gail Einarson-McCleery invites you to attend an evening to celebrate the rich literary traditions of Iceland and the launch of the first Iceland Writers Retreat on Thursday, January 9 2014, 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Please RSVP gaileinarsonmccleery@gmail.com by January 8th 2014. Guests are writer and historian Prof. Guðni Jóhannesson, writer Randy […]

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The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships

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The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars (not to university students) in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order […]

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Submit Your Stories to Falkinn

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Do you love to write? Guest writers for our quarterly newsletter are always welcome and the only prerequisite is that it relates to Iceland and our Icelandic community. 200-1000 words. No commitment. falkinn@icct.info

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