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WHERE IS God? Who is S/He? Does such a being even exist? What happens after we die? As long as people have walked the earth there have been and will continue to be these questions.
THE NUMBER of books produced by Galway publishers or written by Galway authors over the last number of months has been as prolific as it has been varied and allows the Galway reading public the ideal opportunity to support local presses and writers, thus celebrating the scribes of their native city.
THE 30TH anniversary of the founding of Salmon Poetry will be marked at the Over The Edge reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday October 27 at 6.30pm.
“IF YOU pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man.”
In the late 1980s a number of innovative ideas were introduced to industry and business, that cleared the runway for the Celtic Tiger take off. The one that made great sense, and had an energy about it, was the inventory strategy known as just-in-time. A Japanese idea that spread through Europe like a Spanish forest fire in a heat wave. Instead of stockpiling raw products for manufacture or for sale (with all the attendant headaches of storage costs, temperature, accounting, etc, etc,) the management skill was to wait until stocks were low, and then pick up the phone and make sure your supplier gave you exactly what you needed at the right time, in the right place, and the exact amount just-in-time. Suddenly, everyone was doing it. Suppliers were kept on their toes, trucks delivered through the night, and a bit of excitement was injected into the work place.
RITA ANN Higgins has been one of the most individual and outspoken voices in Irish poetry for the last 25 years and her poetic journey continues with the publication of the ‘part essay, part rhyme’, Hurting God, a fascinating refection on family, religion, memory, and community.
Nine hundred copies of Hurting God, a new collection of essays and poems by Galway’s Rita Ann Higgins, may have to be pulped following controversy over some of its passages.
JESSIE LENDENNIE, the co-founder and managing director of Salmon Poetry, will read at the next Over The Edge in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, this evening at 6.30pm.
JAPANESE POET Hisa Kagawa will be the featured reader at the 2010 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase at Sheridan’s Wine Bar, near St Nicholas’, on Friday February 12 at 8pm.
IN A very real sense Gerald Dawe and Salmon Poetry’ Jessie Lendennie - the publisher of Dawe’s new book Catching the Light: Views & Interviews by Gerald Dawe - were the pioneers locally who showed us that literature is born in the here and now rather than in some misty idealised past.