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Monday, September 22, 2008

North Beach Poetry at Galway City Museum

North Beach Poetry at Galway City Museum

on Tuesday 7th October at 7 pm

presents a reading by poets Caroline Lynch, Pete Mullineaux and Susan Millar DuMars

Caroline Lynch won the Listowel Writers’ Week Best Poetry Collection prize in 2007and her first collection, Lost in the Gaeltacht, was published this year by Salmon Poetry. She obtained an MA in Writing from NUIG in 2007 and she lives in Galway. She is currently working on her next collection.

Pete Mullineaux lives in Galway and is resident MC for the Cuirt Festival Poetry Grand Slam. Originally from Bristol, he was first published by Macmillan, aged 13– then joined the UK performance poetry scene, winning the City of London Poetry/song contest along the way.
He has read from Cuirt’s Bardic Breakfast to the Glastonbury Festival, alongside such luminaries as Salman Rushdie, E.P. Thompson & the Pogues. A long awaited debut collection - A Father’s Day - has just been published by Salmon.

Susan Millar DuMars' first collection of poems, Big Pink Umbrella, was published by Salmon Poetry this year. A mini-collection of her short stories, American Girls, was published by Lapwing in 2007. Susan and her husband Kevin Higgins organise the Over the Edge readings series in Galway.

Admission 5 Euro.

Footnote: Next North Beach Poetry Nights' Slam is on Monday 13th Octoberin its new venue, The Crane Bar on Sea Road.North Beach Poetry gratefully acknowledges the support of the Arts Counciland Galway City Council.info: John Walsh @ 091-593290