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.
John Corless is our judge for this year's competition. http://www.overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.ie/2012/02/2012-over-edge-new-writer-of-year.html
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,
Derek Nolan T.D.
Senator Lorraine Higgins
Ward's Hotel, Salthill
ISupply, Quay Street,
The Creole Restaurant, Dominick Street
& Trevor Sherlock