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Sunday, March 07, 2021

March Over The Edge: Open Reading on Zoom with Helen Ivory, Bill Richardson, Sadhbh Goodwin PLUS open-mic

Helen Ivory

The March ‘Over The Edge: Open Reading’ takes place on Zoom on Thursday, March 25th  at the usual Over The Edge time 6.30-8.00pm (local Galway time). The Featured Readers are Sadhbh Goodwin, Bill Richardson, & Helen Ivory. There will, as always at Over The Edge: Open Readings, be an open-mic after the Featured Readers have finished. New readers are always especially welcome at the open-mic. Anyone interested in taking part in the open-mic should text Kevin Higgins on 087-6431748 or email over-the-edge-openreadings@hotmail.com between 6pm and 6.30pm on the evening of the reading. The MC for the evening will be Susan Millar DuMars.

Sadhbh Goodwin is a nineteen year old poet from Galway. Their poetry has been published in the Wild Words anthology (four years in a row), in VoxGalvia, and Cinders magazine, and was also featured on Headstuff.org as poem of the week. They write in both Irish and English, and their poem “Oidhreacht” was featured on the #WEARETHEPOETS poetry jukebox in Dublin. They have performed before in the “Over the Edge" open mic, as well as the “In my Orbit" open mic at the Galway Arts centre. They are currently studying English in UCC.

Bill Richardson is from Dublin and lives in Galway. Currently Emeritus Professor in Spanish at the National University of Ireland Galway, he previously taught Spanish at both second and third levels and has published books and articles on Spanish and Latin American culture. He has attended Creative Writing courses run by Susan DuMars and has participated in a poetry workshop at the Irish Writers’ Centre. His poems have appeared in Vox Galvia and The Galway Review, as well as in the Stony Thursday Book No. 17. His poem ‘The Taking of Caravaggio’ was a runner-up in the Fish Poetry Prize Competition 2020.   

Helen Ivory is a British poet and visual artist living in Norwich. Her fifth Bloodaxe collection is The Anatomical Venus (2019).  She edits the poetry webzine Ink Sweat and Tears and teaches creative writing online for the University of East Anglia/WCN. A book of her mixed media poems Hear What the Moon Told Me is published by KFS, and chapbook Maps of the Abandoned City by SurVision.  She has work translated into Polish and Ukrainian as part of the Versopolis project.

Over The Edge is inviting you to the March Over The Edge: Open Reading on Zoom. Thursday, March 25th, 6.30-8pm

Join The Over The Edge Zoom Meeting at

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7389013549

Meeting ID: 738 901 3549

As usual there will be an open-mic after the Featured Readers have finished. New readers are always particularly welcome. The MC for the evening will be Susan Millar DuMars. For further details phone 087-6431748.

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