IS THAT A Galway Accent?, the debut album collecting both published and broadcast work, by the award winning Galway writer Anne Marie Kennedy, is to be launched in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop.
Is That A Galway Accent? will be launched tomorrow at 6.30pm, by the novelist, poet, and short story writer Geraldine Mills. The album features stories of infidelity, mothers’ secrets, a trapped rat, the perils of decorating a Christmas tree, how to assist a calving cow, and the wisdom of Traveller women.
Anne Marie Kennedy has won the Molly Keane Creative writing award 2014, while her play, A Matter Of Modesty, won two golds at the New York International Festival for Radio, in Best Scheduled drama category for RTE and Best actor for Eamonn Morrissey. She is an editor, shadow writer, freelance journalist, creative writing tutor, and performance poet.