Over The Edge May Gathering

AMERICAN, ENGLISH, and Irish poets will read at the Over The Edge May Writers’ Gathering at The Kitchen, Galway City Museum, on Friday May 13 at 8pm.

Art Stringer, Ron Houchin, and Jane Williams will be reading and the event will also see the launch by Professor Adrian Frazier of Follies, the debut poetry collection by Sarah Griffin.

Art Stringer taught writing and literature at Marshall University in West Virginia USA, for 20 years. He is also the author of two poetry collections - Channel Markers (Wesleyan University Press ) and Human Costume (Salmon Poetry ).

Ron Houchin lives on the banks of the Ohio River near Huntington, West Virginia. For 30 years, he taught at a public school in the Appalachian region of Ohio. He has three books published by Salmon Publishing, Death And The River (1997 ), Moveable Darkness (2002 ), and Museum Crows (2009 ).

Jane Williams was born in England in 1964 to an Irish father and Australian mother. She has lived all her adult life in Australia where her poetry has been widely published since the early 1990s.

Sarah Griffin is currently completing her MA in writing at NUI Galway. Sarah won first prize at the 2010 Over the Edge Fiction Slam in Galway and has appeared on RTE Radio’s Arena speaking about and performing her poetry.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

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