By Dan Walsh
From an impressive entry of more than 300 submissions 55 creative writers from all across Co. Wexford have their work published in the third issue of THE WEXFORD BOHEMIAN which was officially launched by the publishers RED BOOKS in St. Peter’s Square on Friday evening.
Editor Álanna Hammel from Morriscastle told WexfordLocal.com; “Editing and formatting this collection was quite possibly one of the most important projects I’ve ever worked on. I am honoured to feature work of such a high standard and privileged to tie it all together. Thank you to everyone who submitted, contributed, read and suggested.”
Ms Hammel also spoke highly of Wally O’Neill of RED BOOKS who published the works.
There are notes about the contributors and they include Wendy Connolly, Brian Trench, Edel Hanley, Nicky Rossiter, Blaze Devine, Margaret Galvin, Saoirse Wadding-Hayes, Steve Denehan, Bernadette Gibson, Meritxell Grau Buntinyac, Philip Quirke, Suzanne Burns, Aisling Cahill, Anne Ireton, Richard Connolly, R.J. Breathnach, Susan Doran, Aaron Dowling, Carmel Conroy, Eamonn Sheridan, Cian Desmond, John Cooney, Hugh Doyle, Dean Bolger, Mary O’Brien, Alan Dobbs, Caroline Stevens-Taylor, Niall Ó Siadhail, Dave Lordan, Maybelle Wallis, Noel Culleton, Siobhán Cahalan, Son, Nick Forbes, Jimmy O’Connell, Nathan Goff, Charlotte Glynn, Chris Black, Deirdre O’Connor, Imelda Carroll, Ellen Lordan-Lohier, Fionntán Ó Súilleabhain, Paulette Chapman, Stephen Barnes, Éire Ní Fhaoláin, Luke Bradley, Tony Bolger, Allston James, Aoife Rose O’Brien, Ronán P. Berry and Paul Hennessy.
THE WEXFORD BOHEMIAN, issue 3, Wexford’s own journal of art, literature and culture, EDITOR, Álanna Hammel, 112 pages, no illustrations, published by RED BOOKS, St. Peter’s Square, Wexford. Copies on sale at RED BOOKS.