THE POET Jane Clarke, winner of the 2014 Listowel Writers' Week Poetry Collection Award and the 2014 Trocaire/Poetry Ireland Competition, will be reading at the Over The Edge: Open Reading on Thursday March 31 at 6.30pm.
Roscommon born, Wicklow based Jane Clarke also won the inaugural Poems for Patience in 2013 and was shortlisted in 2013 and 2014 for the Hennessy Literary Award. She has had poems published in Acumen, Agenda, Abridged, The North, The Rialto, Ambit, One, Poetry Wales, The Irish Times, and the Irish Independent. Her debut collection, The River, is published by Bloodaxe Books.
Eileen P Keane, from north Connemara, has written and performed for theatre and stage. She writes poetry, memoir, and non-fiction, and is also a singer-songwriter. Her album, Spaces, was released in 2014 and she has performed at Electric Picnic. Her songs have featured on RTÉ radio and television.
Waterford's Molly Twomey, in her writing, is concerned about health, food, nature, conservation, inter-relational dynamics, and compassion.
There will be an open-mic after the featured readers. New readers are welcome. The MC is Susan Millar DuMars. For more information call 087-6431748.