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How Iceland Inspires Lovers of the Written Word

March 16, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


This literary event celebrates Iceland’s rich storytelling culture with a discussion lead by Iceland’s First Lady, Eliza Reid. In addition to being first lady, Reid is also a Reykjavik-based writer and editor who co-founded the Iceland Writers Retreat, an annual gathering for published and aspiring writers. Iceland is one of the most popular destinations for creative minds, so Reid will focus her talk on what makes Iceland so inspirational for lovers of the written word. Attendees can learn about and discuss novels from highly-acclaimed Icelandic authors.

This event is free and open to the public.

About Taste of Iceland

Taste of Iceland in Boston is an annual festival that celebrates Iceland’s food, music, film and culture. This year’s Taste of Iceland will take place March 16-20, giving Bostonians a taste of what life is like in Iceland. Click here to RSVP on Facebook, and join the conversation on Twitter & Instagram by tagging @IcelandNatural with the hashtag #TasteofIceland.


March 16, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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890 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 United States

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.