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THREE GALWAY based writers, Alvy Carragher, Kate Ennals, and Michael Farry, will read at Over The Edge in the Galway City Library on Thursday February 27 at 6.30pm.
IT WOULD be difficult to find three Irish poets more different from each other than Athenry’s Elaine Feeney; Belfast born, Galway resident Fred Johnston; and Dubliner Alan Jude Moore.
Starting in January, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three poetry workshops, all facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, whose best-selling first collection, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon Poetry, was short-listed for the 2006 Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish poet.
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, 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.
AN OVER The Edge reading, in conjunction with Away with Words, the Galway based creative writing programme for people with intellectual disabilities, takes place next week.
Rev Harcourt Klinefelter, a former aide to Martin Luther King during the civil rights struggle in the USA, will be speaking in Galway tomorrow.
CHORAL MUSIC and poetry will join forces at a concert in St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, this Sunday at 5pm.
TONY CALLANAN, originally lead singer with Stockton’s Wing, has published his first novel, Encounters.
CREATIVE WRITING classes for beginner and intermediate levels take place in the Galway Technical Institute this month.