February 9th, 2018: Over the Edge
Kevin Higgins of Over the Edge, Galway city’s literary events organisation, kindly invited Ross Hattaway and Liz McSkeane to take part in the 2018 Poetry Book Showcase in Charlie Byrne’s bookshop in Galway. It was a wonderful night with contributions from many Galway writers, and a great welcome for the visitors from Turas Press. See this link for other interesting Over the Edge activities. http://overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.ie/
Many thanks to Kevin for inviting Turas Press to take part. We really enjoyed meeting you all.
February 5th, 2018: “Crunch” – a new collection by Anamaría Crowe Serrano
Anamaría Crowe Serrano’s exciting new collection, “Crunch,” was launched at the beginning of February in the Irish Writers’ Centre. It was a great celebration and poet Fióna Bolger gave a wonderful, insightful introduction.
January 14th, Books Upstairs reading
Books Upstairs have recently started hosting Sunday afternoon readings in their beautiful café space upstairs in – Books Upstairs. Turas Press had the privilege of being the first of the hosted readings, on January 14th. Ross and Liz read from their current Turas Press publications and Anamaría gave us a taster of her forthcoming collection, “Crunch.”
October 23rd, 2017: The Listeners, the Eden in Rathfarnham, Dublin.
Liz and Ross were invited to share their work as featured readers at The Listeners monthly event in Rathfarnham on October 23rd last.
Here they are, happy to have signed many books!
Thanks to Dara Bradish and Paul Bragazzi for hosting Turas Press.
September 4th, 2017 Ross Hattaway’s third collection
Ross’s third poetry collection “How to Sleep with Strangers” was launched on September 4th, 2017 in the Irish Writers’ Centre at 6.30 pm, introduced by Anne Tannam. Her introduction is available on this website under the Reviews tab.
May 2nd, 2017 Launch of Turas Press
The launch of Turas Press and its first publication, “So Long, Calypso,” by Turas Press founder Liz McSkeane, took place on May 2nd, 2017 in the Irish Writers’ Centre in Dublin.
Poet Eamonn Lynskey launched “Calypso.”
You can read his introduction to the book on his own website, here: https://eamonnlynskey.com/2017/05/06/so-long-calypso-a-new-poetry-collection-from-liz-mcskeane-turas-press-2017-isbn-978-0-9957916-0-2/