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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Crannog 26 - Spring 2011 Launch

Flower Fox, Julia Pallone

Smoke, Julia Pallone

Just back from a great weekend in Galway.  On Friday night I attended the launch of Crannog 26 in the Crane Bar, Sea Road.  I have to say that I love the Crannog launches and the atmosphere is always great.  There were a number of readers on the night including Deirdre Grimes, Sandra Bunting, Maire T Robinson, Kevin Higgins and Elizabeth Reapy.  Aifric McGlinchey, Tony O'Dwyer, Danielle McLaughlin, Mary Melvin Gheogan and Anna Snyder also have work included in the magazine.  I read my poem Pluto's Hidden Stars at the event. 

The fiction pieces included are of a very high standard, as are the poems, and of the poetry -  again I really like Deirdre Grimes' poem The Ice Sculpture.  Below are some pictures I took on the night. 


Sandra Bunting & Tony O'Dwyer, Crannog Editorial Board

Kevin Higgins, co-organiser of Over The Edge Literary Events

5 comments:

  1. Well done Orla, you are in very good company there!!

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  2. Congrats, Orla! I enjoyed your poem. And great photos too.

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  3. Congrats on the publication, sounds like a great night and this latest issues cover illustration is just stunning!

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  4. Thanks, Michael, Maire and Niamh

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  5. Thanks for your comment Orla, I'm glad you liked my poem, your own stood out for me too. all the best, Deirdre

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