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Thursday, August 30, 2018

2018 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year LONGLIST


FICTION
Adam Trodd, ‘Welcome’
Teresa Sweeney, ‘Young’
Niamh MacCabe, ‘Instructions’
Aongus Murtagh, ‘Protector’, ‘Ask’
Kathryn Burke, ‘Loss’
P.J. Moore, Galway, ‘Summit’
Maeve Mulrennan, ‘Blood’
Kate Ennals, ‘Stoker’
Brian Kirk, ‘Bull’
Creighton O’Sullivan, ‘Frances’
Patrick Holloway, ‘Untitled, ‘Now’
Cliff Wedgbury, ‘Queenie’
Elizabeth Power, ‘Nag’
Una O’Farrell, ‘Work’
Jamie Stedmond, ‘Drugs’
Paul Lewis, ‘Dead’
David O’Dwyer, ‘Crooked’
Alex Reece-Abbot, ‘Brotherly’
Brian Leeson, ‘Dance’
Flavia Simas, ‘Veins’
Martin Halliday, ‘Cold’
Olivia Fitzimons, ‘Cinema’
Pauline McNamee, ‘Journey’
Ethel Feneran, ‘Children’



POETRY
Ria Collins, ‘Dive’
Kathryn Burke, ‘Consummation’
Paul Denby, ‘Surf’
Audrey Molloy, ‘Sequence’
James Finnegan, ‘Ghost’
Jean Tuomey, ‘Border’
Bogusia Wardein, ‘Communion’, ‘Soulless’, ‘Search’
Sarah Padden, ‘Graveside’
Bobbie Sparrow, ‘Weight’
Vincent Steed, ‘Canal Bank Hole’
Sighle Meehan, ‘Bonnie’ & ‘Circles’
James O’Toole, ‘Kinda’
Orla Fay, ‘North’
Morag Anderson, ‘Company’ & ‘Trick’
Molly Twomey, ‘Prana’
Anne Walsh Donnelly, ‘Vows’, ‘Mná’
Jessica Pape, ‘Outlaw’, ‘World’
Attracta Fahy, ‘Tuam’
Barbara DeCoursey Roy, ‘Irene’
Gavan Duffy, ‘Beaten’, ‘Wake’
Conor McBrierty, ‘Bed’
Paul Lewis, ‘Littoral’
Edel Burke, ‘Holding’
Aoife Reilly, ‘Inferno’, ‘Future’
Derek Coyle, ‘Dying’
Anne Rath, ‘Grief’
Ann Harrington, ‘Swallow’
Nicola Geddes, ‘Lullaby’, ‘September’
Patrick Holloway, ‘Aurora’, ‘Oesophagus’
Kathryn Slattery, ‘Gone’
Caroline Bracken, ‘Advice’
Conor Gearin, ‘Middle’
Jamie Stedmond, ‘Crabs’
Linda McKenna, ‘Blue’
Paul McCarrick, ‘Unhappy’
Jessamine O’Connor, ‘Andrew’
Anita Gracey, ‘GP’
Sacha Hutchinson, ‘Heaven’
Mark Scullion, ‘Friday’

We would like to thank our competition sponsors: 
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Dock No. 1, Ward’s Hotel, Clare Daly TD, & Kenny’s Bookshop

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 21st
The fiction writers reading starts 3.30pm.
The reading by poets: 5.45pm


THE SHORTLIST WILL BE ANNOUNCED @
The September Over The Edge: Open Reading
on Thursday, September 27th  Galway City Library, 6.30-8pm

2018 Over The Edge New Writer of the Year competition judge Rachel Coventry