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‘We have to put our biases under the microscope'

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EMILY CULLEN is a poet, an academic, a harpist, and, in April, will preside over her first Cúirt International Festival of Literature as programme director. Cúirt has been a passion since her student days, and now in a position to run the festival, she has a vision for it that places 'diversity' at its core.

Galway writer nominated for prestigious literary award

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Fred Johnston, the Belfast-born, Galway based, short-story writer, poet, and novelist, has been nominated for a prestigious Pushcart Prize by the literary magazine, The Luxembourg Review.

Fred Johnston to give creative writing classes

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THE POET, author, and critic Fred Johnston will give a creative writing course, for those interested in writing poetry or prose, in NUI Galway, starting Monday October 3.

The achievement of Jessie Lendennie

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THERE IS a memory, somewhat hazy, probably romanticised, of the shop door opening one morning in the early eighties, and a young, statuesque, lady sailing in, wearing a flowing colourful cloak, somewhat reminiscent of an Adrienne Monnier or a Sylvia Beach.

John Behan: the people’s sculptor

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STARTING IN the early seventies and continuing for about 20 years, there was a continuous migration into Galway of extraordinary “blow ins” whose genius and drive transfigured the cultural life of the city.

 

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