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Thursday, August 25, 2016

LONGLIST 2016 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year



 

2016 OVER THE EDGE
NEW WRITER OF THE YEAR
LONGLIST

FICTION
Una Mannion, Sligo ‘Melt..’ & ‘Pet…’

Niamh MacCabe, Leitrim ‘Stars..’ & ‘Silver’

Robert Higgins, Dublin ‘Honda…’

Paul McCarrick, Galway ‘Hello…’

Creighton O’Sullivan, Limerick ‘Derby…’

Paddy Reid, Kildare ‘Rats…’

Rozz Lewis, Carlow ‘Wire’

Micheál Ó’Síocháin, Cork ‘Triangle…’

Anne Donnelly, Mayo ‘Lead…’

David O’Dwyer, Dublin ‘Attic…’

Linda Hartley, London ‘Tears…’

John O’Donnell, Dublin ‘Pandora…’

Aongus Murtagh, Berlin ‘Wellies…’ & ‘He…’

Martin Halliday, Newcastle UK ‘Moor…’

Richard Newton, Hampshire UK ‘Feather…’

Meadhbh Ní Eadhra, Galway ‘Friday…’

Rory Walsh, Mayo ‘Chancer…’

D. Bruton, Scotland, ‘Pears…’

Chris Connolly, Dublin ‘Light…’ & ‘New…’

Neasa McHugh, County  Galway ‘Atrophy…’

Niall Bourke, London ‘Hunger…’

John Valters Paintner, Galway ‘Inheritance…’

Diana Powell, Wales ‘Cabinet…’

Lauren Foley, Dublin ‘Don’t…’

Alex Reece-Abbot, Yorkshire ‘Party…’

Gerard McKeown, London ‘Nickname…’

Frances Ainslie, Scotland ‘Blackbird...’

Alberto Nissim, California USA ‘Life…’

POETRY
Lydia Harris, Orkney, Scotland

Ria Collins, Galway

Rejini Samuel, Georgia USA

Ursula Shields-Huemer, Galway

Paul Denby, Galway

Patrick Maddock, Wexford

Edel Burke, Mayo

Audrey Molloy, Australia

Alyn Fenn, Cork

Anne Donnellan, Galway

Roisin Browne

Katherine Noone, Galway

Colin Dardis, Belfast

Lauren Garland, London

Alison Driscoll, Cork

James Finnegan, Donegal

Christine Valters-Paintner, Galway

Jo Burns, Germany

Mari Maxwell, Galway

Jenny Lambert, Clare

Denise Nagle, Mayo

Paul McCarrick, Galway

Lauren Jan Shore, Australia

Alan Weadick, Dublin

Anita Ouellette, Massachusetts USA

Karin Molde, Germany

Alice Kinsella, Mayo

Jean Tuomey, Mayo

John Haskins, Dublin

Leslie Thomas, Wisconsin USA

Bogusia Wardein, Norway

Mary Heneghan, Belgium

Tim Emlyn Jones, Galway

Stephen Byrne, Galway

Sarah Padden, Galway

Breda Spaight, Limerick

Eileen Ní Shuilleabháin, Galway

James Anthony, Athlone

Billy King, Tuam

Bobbie Sparrow, Galway

Niall Bourke, London

Vincent Steed, Galway

Laura Foley, Vermont USA

Sighle Meehan, Galway

James O’Toole, Henry Street

Kevin Murtagh

Ruth Aylett, Scotland

Rob Childers, Alaska USA

Dawn Wisniewski, Dublin

Liz Quirke, Galway

Charissa Boyce-Saenz, Australia

Helena Kilty, Galway

Gráinne Costello, Galway

Bernie Ashe, Galway

Kathryn Guille, Limerick

Deirdre Daly, Dublin

Fiona Place, Galway

Shelley Tracey, Belfast

Aisling Bradley, Derry

Deepa Mardolkar, London

Ruth Aylett, Scotland

Eileen Keane, Galway

Mairéad Donnellan, Cavan

Caroline Bracken, Wicklow

We would like to thank our competition sponsors: 
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Dock No. 1, ISupply Flood Street, Ward’s Hotel, Clare Daly TD, Kenny’s Bookshop & Senator Trevor Ó’Clochartaigh

THE LONGLISTED WRITERS ARE INVITED TO READ FROM THEIR LONGLISTED WORK

@ the Over The Edge Culture Night event @ Kenny’s Bookshop & Gallery,

Liosbán Retail Park on Friday, September 16th

The fiction writers reading starts 4pm.

The reading by poets: 6pm



THE SHORTLIST WILL BE ANNOUNCED @

The September Over The Edge: Open Reading

on Thursday, September 29th
2016 competition judge Niamh Boyce