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Wednesday, August 08, 2012

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT re: 2012 Over The Edge New Writer of the Year competition


The longlist for the 2012 Over The Edge New Writer of the Year competition will be announced at Charlie Byrne's Bookshop on Friday, August 24th at 6.30pm.

On the evening there will be a short poetry reading by Nicola Griffin and John Corless.


Nicola Griffin was the winner in the poetry section of our 2010 competition. Nicola's debut collection of poems will be published next year by Salmon Poetry.


The longlist will be posted here on the Over The Edge website later that same evening.

This year's competition has been a huge success, attracting a record 454 entries. This is a more than 20% increase on last year.

Over The Edge would like to thank our sponsors for this year's New Writer of The Year competion:

Major Sponsor: Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop,

other sponsors:
Derek Nolan T.D.

Senator Lorraine Higgins

Ward's Hotel, Salthill

ISupply, Quay Street,

The Creole Restaurant, Dominick Street

& Trevor Sherlock