Earagail Arts Festival in association with

North West Words

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North West Words with Brian Leyden & Averil Meehan

North West Words, Donegal’s leading spoken word poetry series and online magazine presents a special Earagail Arts Festival edition. Brian Leyden’s books include the bestselling memoir The Home Place, and the short story collection Sweet Old World: New & Selected Stories. He is a co-writer of the feature film, Black Ice.  His most recent publication is the novel Summer of ’63 set during US President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Ireland.

Averil Meehan’s writing has been published in many literary journals and has won international literary competitions. Her poetry collection is Until Stones Blossom (Summer Palace Press) and her radio play A Family Christmas was broadcast by RTÉ.


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