Atlantic Currents: Cork & Lowell Writers
With the objective of creating connections between Cork and Lowell, two communities equally committed to the values and goals of UNESCO’s Cities of Learning programme, an anthology of creative writings of new and emerging writers from both sides of the Atlantic. Since the Lifelong Learning Festival began in 2004 and, in particular, since UNESCO’s recognition of Cork as a Learning City in 2015 there have been many contacts with other cities interested in following in its footsteps and making connections with Cork as a Learning City.
The anthology has three editors. For contributors from Lowell Paul Marion, poet & writer, who founded Loom Press in 1978, and John Wooding, Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, who is Co-ordinator of Lowell City of Learning. Tina Neylon, former Books Editor of The Irish Examiner & Co-ordinator of the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival from 2004 to 2017, is the Cork editor.
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