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Seventeen writers to read in a library

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AWARD WINNING writer Martin Dyar, Alan McMonagle, Pete Mullineaux, and Susan Lindsay will be among the writers reading at an event in the Westside Library.

More than a decade of ‘Over the Edge

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This month marks the commencement of the 11th year of the Over The Edge series of monthly literary readings run by poets Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins. Founded as a platform for emergent writers, OTE has showcased the work of some 300 authors since its inception. An impressive statistic in itself, no less impressive is the fact that more than 40 of the OTE readers have gone on to have their work published in book form. The high quality and lively diversity of their writing is much to the fore in the recently published Over The Edge, the First Ten Years, An Anthology of Fiction and Poetry from Salmon Poetry.

Over The Edge anthology launch

OVER THE EDGE, the Galway literary event which features readings by poets and authors, and gives voice to emerging writers though its open mic, is 10 years old.

A score of Galway Stories from Doire Press

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NEXT WEEK, with Galway hosting authors from all over the world as part of Cúirt, the city itself and its own writers are showcased in a fine new anthology from Doire Press, entitled Galway Stories, to be launched during the festival.

Galway writers and workshops at Cúirt

GALWAY WRITERS will feature in this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature through readings, booklaunches, and The Cúirt Literary Brunch.

Galway writers long-listed for award

THREE GALWAY writers - Jim Mullarkey, Orfhlaith Foyle, and Fred Johnston - have been long-listed for the prestigious Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2012.

Norman Villa Gallery exhibition

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THE ITALIAN born, Galway based artist Laura Vecchi Forde will host an exhibition of her paintings at the Norman Villa Gallery, Salthill.

A tribal book hamper for Christmas

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.

Galway writers to read at Sheridan’s Wine Bar

FOUR GALWAY fiction writers will read stories which have been shortlisted in the RTÉ Francis McManus Short Story Competition at Sheridan’s Wine Bar this Monday at 8pm.

‘And poured out the imagined shapes, observed that place and made it familiar’ –the short stories of Jim Mullarkey

THE ABOVE quote comes from the preface to And, the debut collection of short stories from Galway-based author Jim Mullarkey which will be published next month by the Doire Press. It’s a quote that accurately reflects what Mullarkey achieves with the stories, in which the reader is frequently immersed in the fluid thoughts and sense-impressions of his various characters, creating distinctive and vivid portraits of their lives and predicaments.

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