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Iceland Literary Event in Toronto
January 9, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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
Thursday, January 9 2014, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Bloor West Village, Toronto
(Exact address will be sent after attendance is confirmed)
Please RSVP by January 8
More Information on the Retreat:
More details on the Event:
Prof. Guðni Jóhannesson will speak on Icelandic literature (´Sagas to Laxness and Beyond´). He is a writer and historian and an assistant professor at the University of Iceland (and tour guide for the literary-themed Golden Circle tour during the Retreat)
Writer Randy Boyagoda will be there as well and will speak on teaching workshops at these types of events. Organizer Eliza Reid will give us details on the Iceland Writers Retreat.