Friday, October 23, 2009

GALWAY: Gary King book launch

Saturday, 31st October, 2009, noon
Galway City Museum

North Beach Publications and Doire Press are pleased to announce the launch of 2008 North Beach Poetry Nights Grand Slam winner Gary King's debut collection Pluto's Noon Sky, which includes his winning poem, After Disco Lights.

Susan DuMars, poet, fiction writer and co-organizer of Over the Edge, will launch Gary's collection. All are welcome.

Gary King won the 2008 North Beach Poetry Nights Grand Slam. He was also the runner-up in the 2007 Cuirt Festival Poetry Grand Slam. He has read his poems at the White House reading series in Limerick, the Over The Edge series in Galway and O’Bhéal in Cork. He was short-listed for the 2006 Cuirt Festival/Over The Edge showcase reading. Gary’s poems have been published widely in magazines such as Poetry Nottingham, Criterion, West 47 and The Burning Bush. A chapbook of his poems, Ambiguous Lights, was published by Over The Edge in 2004.

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