IRISH WRITERS Paul Perry, Anne Irwin, Rachael Hegarty, James O’Toole, and Australian poet Ross Donlon will read at the next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering.
Ross Donlon has won a number of international poetry prizes and spoken word events and has been published in both Australian and Irish journals and magazines. His most recent book of poems is Sjovegen (The Sea Road ). Paul Perry is the author of five collections of poetry, including Gunpowder Valentine: New and Selected Poems (The Dedalus Press ). Among his honours are The Hennessy New Irish Writer of The Year Award and The Listowel Prize for Poetry.
Rachael Hegarty writes fictioni and poetry. She has been published in anthologies, journals and newspapers. Galwegian Anne Irwin’s poetry has been published in Skylight 47, ROPEs, Irish Left Review, and the RNLI anthology The Sea. James O’Toole, also from Galway, has had his poetry published in Poetry Ireland Review, Skylight 47, and literary magazines in the USA. His first collection of poems, The Street, is published in the autumn.
The gathering is at The Kitchen, Galway City Museum, on Friday May 15 at 8pm. Admission is free and all are welcome.