Hooray! Dunedin has been named a Unesco City of Literature, recognising our long, varied and important literary history – and future!
Dunedin was one of four newly designated Cities of Literature – the others were Granada, in Spain, Heidelberg, in Germany, and Prague, in the Czech Republic.
They join existing Cities of Literature Edinburgh, Melbourne, Iowa City, Dublin, Reykjavik, Norwich and Krakow. A country can only have one Unesco City of Literature.
You can see more here
To celebrate in a bookish way, we have started our Book Advent Calendar, unwrapping a parcel everyday until Christmas…