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The 11th printed edition of ‘The Galway Review’ literary magazine has been printed and is on its way to you

Dear authors, We are pleased to inform you that the 11th printed edition of The Galway Review literary magazine has been printed and is on its way to you. We hope you enjoy reading your work in this format and … Continue reading

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Kevin Higgins, one of the most famous poets in Ireland, has died

Galway Arts Community heartbroken as ‘legend of all trades’ who went ‘over the edge’ Kevin Higgins sadly dies. He was one of the most read poets in Ireland among his long list of talents. The Galway Arts Community has been … Continue reading

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Emma M.Murray – Not All Men

Emma M.Murray is a mother, wife, teacher and writer. She spent most of her twenties with a rucksack slung across her back, travelling extensively around the world. She returned to her native Donegal, in the Emerald Isle, a few years … Continue reading

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Phil Carrick – The Bicycle Shed

Phil Carrick enjoys writing fiction, short prose, and poetry, and is currently working on a book of short stories. Phil was born and raised in Ireland in the 1950’s and lived in various parts of Offaly, Kildare, and Galway. She … Continue reading

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Eamon O’Leary – Taken for a Ride

Eamon O’Leary is a frequent contributor to The Galway Review. He has recently finished a collection of humorous memories from an Irish boyhood in a pre-digital age of comparative innocence. It paints a vivid portrait of a young boy’s adventures, … Continue reading

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Elaine Lennon – Organza

Elaine Lennon is a film historian. She is the author of ChinaTowne: The Screenplays of Robert Towne and is widely published in international film journals. She has a background in television production and film financing and was a lecturer for a … Continue reading

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Niall Crowley – The Incomplete Cabinet

Niall Crowley works on  equality and human rights issues, in Ireland and across Europe. He is part of a prose collective supported by Cork County Council. His short stories have been published by The Galway Review, CafeLit, The Writers Club, Pure Slush, … Continue reading

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Mauk Donnabhain – WHERE THE RIVER RETURNS

Mauk Donnabhain is a queer, working-class writer from Donegal, Ireland. His short story ‘The Rabbit and the Moon’ was shortlisted for the Colm Tóibín International Short Story award 2020, and he has had other work published in Profiles Journal, Crannóg … Continue reading

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James Mulhern – A Perfect Hit

James Mulhern’s writing has appeared in literary journals over two hundred times and has received several awards. Mr. Mulhern was granted a fully paid writing fellowship to Oxford University. A short story was longlisted for the Fish Short Story Prize. … Continue reading

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Emma M.Murray – Down by The Clady

Emma M.Murray is a mother, wife, teacher, and writer. She spent most of her twenties with a rucksack slung across her back, travelling extensively around the world. She returned to her native Donegal, a few years ago. She has had … Continue reading

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Robert Ready – Our Daily Pain

Robert Ready. Educated by nuns, brothers, and liberals, Robert Ready lives in NYC, Truro, MA, and teaches in NJ. Atmosphere Press published his novel, Eck: A Romance in 2021. His fiction has appeared in Antaeus, Mondo James Dean, RiverSedge, Reconfigurations, Antioch Review, Exterminating Angel … Continue reading

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – The Galway Review 11 (Printed Edition), April 2023

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – The Galway Review 11 (Printed Edition), April 2023 Submission guidelines: Submissions, poetry, short fiction, plays, and non-fiction or extracts, reviews, and criticism (up to 2500 words) are now being sought for the next issue of The Galway Review … Continue reading

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