Romanian poet goes Over The Edge

ROMANIAN POET Denisa Mirena Piscu will read at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, on Thursday October 29 at 6.30pm.

Ms Piscu hails from Brasov, Romania. Her debut collection, Fluffy and Mechanical, was published in 2003 and was awarded the prize for best debut by the Association of Writers in Bucharest.

In 2007-2008, she was involved in the international project Overcoming Dictatorships - the Encounter of Artists, Poets and Writers, sponsored by the EU, gathering artists and writers from the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, and Poland.

This tour of Ireland sees Ms Piscu launch her second full collection, Disposable People, published by Galway Print. It will be available at the reading.

Also reading are Connie Masterson and Trevor Conway. There will be an open-mic when the featured readers have finished. New readers are welcome. The MC will be Susan Millar DuMars. For more information contact 087 - 6431748.



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