The 2022 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase, featuring Art O’Suilleabháin, Chandrika Narayan-Mohan, Kate Ennals, Kenneth Hickey, Jo Slade, Agnieszka Filipek, Bernie Crawford, Ger Duffy, Mary Lee, Jenny Horgan, Jenny Farrell, Liz Quirke, Ben Keatinge, Lorna Shaughnessy, Denis Mockler, Rachel Coventry, Danielle Holian, Anne Walsh Donnelly, Denise Nagle, Eileen Sheehan, Phil Lynch, Ruth Quinlan, Winifred McNulty, Jessie Lendennie, John W. Sexton, Loretta Stanley, Mary Madec, Kerri Sonnenberg, Kieran Murphy, Kevin Higgins, Mairead O’Sullivan, Trish Bennett, Susan Millar DuMars, Jamie O’Halloran, Noel Monahan, Joe Woods, & Aoife Lynch, and the anthologies Local Wonders (Dedalus Press), Land of the Ever Young (Culture Matters), & Days of Clear Light - A Festschrift in Honour of Jessie Lendennie & in Celebration of Salmon Poetry at 40 (Salmon Poetry) will take place at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Middle Street, Galway on Friday, February, 11th starting at 6pm. The event will be jointly MCed by Kate Ennals and Kevin Higgins.
In this annual retrospective of the year just past, poets based in the West of Ireland, who published a new collection of poems during 2021, are invited to read three poems from the collection in question. There will also be readings from the anthologies Local Wonders (Edited by Pat Boran, Dedalus Press), Land of the Ever Young (Edited by Jenny Farrell, Culture Matters), & Days of Clear Light - A Festschrift in Honour of Jessie Lendennie & in Celebration of Salmon Poetry at 40 (Edited by Nessa O’Mahony & Alan Hayes, Salmon Poetry), to which several Galway-based poets contributed.
This is Over The Edge’s first in person event for two years. It will be broadcast on Facebook live.
All welcome. There is no cover
charge. For further details phone 087-6431748.
Over The Edge acknowledges the ongoing generous financial support of The Arts Council, Poetry Ireland and Galway City Council.