WOMEN RULE WRITER: Lit blog of Nuala O'Connor / Nuala Ní Chonchúir
Monday, 26 July 2010
DUBLIN IS A UNESCO CITY OF LITERATURE
Dublin is now an official UNESCO City of Literature, which is pretty fantastic and well-deserved. A few months ago, I was asked to write a few words about what it means to me to be a writer from Dublin, by the people who campaigned for the city to get the status.
My quote is on their website along with quotes from lots of other Dublin writers here. The site is well worth a trip around.
Edinburgh, Melbourne and Iowa City are the only other cities with this distinction, which is permanent. I think it's an exciting day for Dublin and for writers who live or are from there. Yay!