Delighted to be heading off to Italy next year in very fine company indeed. From the Irish Writers' Centre:
Writers for Italo-Irish Literary Exchange announced!
The Irish Writers' Centre is delighted to announce the seven writers who will travel to Italy in May 2014 thanks to a unique alliance between the Irish Writers' Centre, the Italian Institute of Culture in Dublin and the Verona-based arts organisation ònoma. They are:
Nuala Ní Chonchúir
The exchange will feature a daily series of workshops, recreational tours, publishing seminars and literary talks focusing on the challenges facing both emerging and established writers. Congratulations to all!
On 25th May 2013, five Italian writers arrive in Dublin to participate in an exciting programme of literary and cultural events including readings, day trips, panel discussions and musical soirées, before travelling on to Listowel. Acclaimed Italian author Dacia Maraini along with Gaja Cenciarelli, Ida Ferrari, Luigi Grimaldi and Federica Sgaggio will read their work at a free public event at 12 noon on Sunday May 26th at the stunning Botanic Gardens. ALL WELCOME.