AUTHORS, POETS, and dramatists - from Ireland, Canada, and the USA - will read from their work at the July Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, next week.
The event will see readings from Siobhan Campbell, Frankie Gaffney, Catherine Hunter, David E Butler, Teresa Sweeney, and Lisa Frank, and takes place on Thursday July 13 at 6.30pm.
Siobhán Campbell worked as managing editor of Wolfhound Press before joining Kingston University in London. She has won awards in the National, Troubadour and Wigtown International competitions. Her most recent poetry collection Heat Signatures is out now.
Lisa Frank was born and raised in Los Angeles and moved to Ireland in 2007. She won second place in the 2016 Francis MacManus Award and was a joint-winner of the 2015 Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair competition. She now lives in Connemara with her partner and is co-director of Doire Press.
Frankie Gaffney's debut novel, Dublin Seven, published by Liberties Press, was described by The Irish Times as “Ulysses meets Love/Hate”. Catherine Hunter is a Canadian poet, novelist, editor, and professor. She is the author of several collections of poetry and three literary mysteries. David E Butler is a widely performed playwright, author, and retired congregational minister from Maine who is currently lives in Clare. Teresa Sweeney's fiction has been published in Roadside Fiction, Number Eleven, Wordlegs, and Boyne Berries.
Admission is free and all are welcome.