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Friday, November 01, 2013

Special ‘Away with Words’ Over The Edge Reading

A special Over The Edge reading in conjunction with Away with Words, the Galway based creative writing programme for people with intellectual disabilities, will take place on Thursday, November 28th, 6.30-8pm in Galway City Library. All are welcome to attend.

The Away with Words writers will read their poems and stories and the Away With Words creative writing tutors Mary Madec, Kevin Higgins & Susan Millar DuMars will also read from their own published books of poetry and short stories.

At the end of the evening there will be an open-mic in which anyone may participate.

Away with Words is an innovative arts project which enables people with intellectual disabilities to explore and develop their creativity through writing. At the 2012 Cúirt International Festival of Literature Salmon Poetry launched Jessica Casey and Other Works, a collection of stories and poems by Away with Words writers. For more about Jessica Casey and Other Works see

VENUE: GALWAY CITY LIBRARY 6.30 – 8pm, Thursday, November 28th

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PHONE 087-6431748 or 091-721436.

Away with Words warmly acknowledges the support of the Brothers of Charity, Galway City VEC & Galway City Council.

Over The Edge acknowledges the ongoing generous financial support of Galway City Council & The Arts Council.