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Friday, August 28, 2015

2015 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year LONGLIST ANNOUNCED

LONGLIST 

FICTION

Betsy Carreyette

Michelle Coyne

Eamonn McGuiness

Angela Finn

Paul Duffy

Melanie Lohan

Fergal Ó’Dubhghaill

Edward Jecky

Selina Oram

Margaret Cahill

Aidan Hynes

Katie McDermott

Lauren Foley

Chris Connolly

Anne Hayden

Dermot Duffy

Adam Trodd

Brian Leeson

Mark Stevenson Curry

Valerie Ryan

John Butler

A.M. Shine

Barbara Leahy

Michael Sheehan

Niall Bourke

Paul Anthony Corbett

Armel Dagorn

Anne Donnelly

Audrey Molloy

Maeve Galvin

P.J. Moore

Eleanor O’Reilly

L.S. Harding

Martin Halliday

Alex Reece Abbott



POETRY

Breda Spaight

Nollaig Rowan

Dagmar Drabent

James Anthony

Niall Bourke

Vincent Steed

Anne Irwin

Sighle Meehan

James O’Toole

Jessamine O’Connor

Stephen De Burca

Aoife Reilly

Majella Kelly

Gerard Gallen

Rachel Coventry

Kevin Murtagh

Clifton Redmond

Ruth Aylett

Annesley Downey

Hannah Kiely

Bobbie Sparrow

Judy O’Kane

Wilma Kenny

Maresa Sheehan

Maurice Devitt

Paul McCarrick

Rob Childers

Ginny Sullivan

Jayne Brogan

Dawn Wisniewski

Lindsey Bellosa

Lisa Allen

Liz Quirke

Stephanie Klapp

Helena Kilty

Bennet McNiff

Gavan Duffy

Bernie Ashe

Marion Cox


We would like to thank our competition sponsors: 

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop,  
Dock No. 1, ISupply Flood Street, Ward’s Hotel, Clare Daly TD,  
Kenny’s Bookshop &Derek Nolan TD

This year's competition judge is Dave Lordan


THE LONGLISTED WRITERS ARE INVITED 
TO READ FROM THEIR LONGLISTED WORK

@ the Over The Edge Culture Night event 
@ Kenny’s Bookshop & Gallery,

Liosbán Retail Park on Friday, September 18th

The fiction writers reading starts 4pm.

The reading by poets: 6pm



THE SHORTLIST WILL BE ANNOUNCED @

The September Over The Edge: Open Reading

on Thursday, September 24th



THE WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED

@ the October Over The Edge: Open Reading

in Galway City Library,

Thurs October 29h