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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Short-list announced for Over The Edge 'New Writer of The Year'

The short-list for the 2008 Over The Edge New Writer of the Year competition is as follows:

Megan Buckley, Galway

Fiona Clark Echlin, Tipperary

Denise Garvey, Galway

Eamonn Harrigan, Galway

Brian Kirk, Dublin

Tom Lavelle, Galway

Wes Lee, New Zealand

Mary Madec, Galway

Donny Mahoney, Dublin

Alan McMonagle, Galway

Brendan Murphy, Galway

Mairin O'Grady, Kildare

Aiden O'Reilly, Dublin

Hans-Joachim Quade, Galway

Evelyn Walsh, Dublin

The winners will be announced by competion judge, Celeste Augé, at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in Galway City Library on Thursday, September 25th, 6.30-8pm, when the Featured Readers will by Colette Bryce, Des Kavanagh & Orla Higgins. The reading is sponsored by Poetry Ireland.