Poet Kim Moore to give public reading

Kim Moore.

Kim Moore.

KIM MOORE, one of the leading new voices in British poetry, will read from her work at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday December 17 at 6.30pm.

Kim Moore lives and works in Cumbria. Her first full length collection The Art of Falling was published by Seren this year. She won the 2014 New Writing North Award, the 2012 Geoffrey Dearmer Prize, and the 2011 Eric Gregory Award. Last year she was poet in residence for Ilkley Literature Festival and digital poet in residence for The Poetry School. Her work has been anthologised in Salt’s Best British Poetry 2012 and Oxfam’s Lung Jazz.

Also reading is Michael Gallagher, who has written comedy scripts for the the BBC and Channel Four, co-author of several plays, and winner of the 2014 Galway’s Great Read creative writing competition with his short story, ‘First Light’; and Felicia ‘Flish’ McCarthy whose poetry have appeared in Boyne Berries, Skylight 47, Infusions, This Never Happened II, and the anthology The Sea.

There will be an open-mic after the featured readers. New readers are welcome. The MC is Susan Millar DuMars. See overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.com

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