Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

WRITERS FROM Liverpool, the USA, and Ireland will read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering, Galway City Library, on Thursday June 27 at 6.30pm.

The readers are Deirdre Hines, Anton McCabe, Lori Desrosiers, Jennifer Wong, and contributors to This Never Happened II.

This Never Happened II features poems and stories by creative writing workshop participants at Galway University Hospitals. The contributors are Niamh Ní Ghlaisne, Maeve Tonge, Dr Oscar De Souza, Louis Hanly, Madeline Moloney, Brendan Duffy, Fiona Falvey, Flish McCarthy, Bridie Travers, and Elizabeth Neville.

Liverpudlian Deirdre Hines has written several plays, of which Howling Moons, Silent Sons won the Stewart Parker Award for Best New Play in 1992. She was short listed for the 2010 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award and won the 2011 Listowel Poetry Collection.

Tyrone’s Anton McCabe is a freelance journalist who has written extensively on the trade union movement. Massachusetts’ Lori Desrosiers poetry collection, The Philosopher’s Daughter, is published by Salmon Poetry. Hong Kong-born Jennifer Wong is a poet and translator. Her poems have appeared in various journals and anthologies.

Admission is free.

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