The Cormorant

31 July 2019 @ 6:00 pm
The Factory
Lower Quay St

The Cormorant A Broadsheet of Prose & Poetry

The Cormorant publishes work from both established and emerging writers. Launched during Tread Softly 2018, The Cormorant is now in its third issue and will have published over 70 writers including Kevin Barry, Wendy Erskine, Bernie McGill, Molly McCloskey, Stephen Sexton and Eoin McNamee. Each cover features work by Sligo based artists.

Issue 3 will include work from Pat Boran, Mary O’Donnell, Nuala O’Connor, and new voices Dawn Watson, Caragh Maxwell and many others. There are local and international voices and experiences. Some writers included are publishing creative work for the first time.

Contributors will read from their work during the launch.

The Cormorant takes its name from the seabird associated with carrying messages between worlds captured in a poem by the late Dermot Healy. They are familiar sites along the Sligo coastline, standing sentinel, watchful and waiting.

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