Over the Edge: the first ten years is edited by Susan Millar DuMars and was published late last year by Salmon. This lively and varied anthology includes poetry & fiction by forty seven writers who have published a first book since being Featured Readers at an Over The Edge: Open Reading in Galway City Library. Over The Edge has, during the past decade, been a vital platform for emerging writers in Ireland and beyond. This book celebrates the writers who have emerged via Over The Edge thus far.
Writers taking part in this reading, which is part of Westside Library’s celebration of its own tenth birthday – it opened in 2004 – include: Aideen Henry, Aileen Armstrong, Alan McMonagle, Brendan Murphy, Deirdre Kearney, Eamonn Harrigan, Jim Mullarkey, Lorna Shaughnessy, Martin Dyar, Mary Madec, Miceál Kearney, Órfhlaith Foyle, Paul Casey, Pete Mullineaux, Stephen Murray, Susan Lindsay & Trevor Conway.
All are welcome to attend. The book will be on sale on the evening. It can also be purchased directly from the Salmon website http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=317&a=39 and at all bookshops in Galway City.