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Friday, June 02, 2006

Sara Berkeley reads at Sheridan's Wine Bar

Sara Berkeley
reads at
Sheridan's Wine Bar

Over The Edge in association with Poetry Ireland presents a reading by Sandra Bunting, Sara Berkeley and Patricia Burke Brogan at Sheridan's Wine Bar, 14-16 Church Yard Street, Galway on Friday, June 2nd, 9pm.

Sandra Bunting is originally from Canada, but has lived in Galway for many years. She is a member of the Galway Writers Workshop and on the editorial board of Crannóg magazine. She recently published two collections of poetry: Lake of Phantoms was published by Mercutio Press, Canada; while Identified in Trees was published by Marram Press, Galway.

Sara Berkeley grew up in Dublin and graduated from Trinity College in 1989. She now lives in a village northwest of San Francisco with her husband and daughter. She has published four collections of poetry: her most recent being Strawberry Thief (Gallery, 2005). She has also a published a collection of short stories The Swimmer in the Deep Blue Dream (Raven/Thistledown, 1992) and a novel Shadowing Hannah (New Island Books, 1999).

Patricia Burke Brogan is a painter, poet and playwright. Her poetry collection, Above The Waves Calligraphy, and her acclaimed play, Eclipsed, were both published by Salmon Publishing in 1994. To date there have been sixty-one productions of Eclipsed on three continents. Her most recent play, Requiem of Love, had its debut at the Town Hall Theatre last November, and its script was published and launched at this year’s Cuirt Festival by Wordsonthestreet. All welcome.

For further details phone 087-6431748