Lagan Online’s 12NOW writers read at two special showcase events at the Belfast Book Festival recently.
Over two nights, the festival provided a platform for an airing of stunning and stirring literature from the best up-and-coming poets and prose writers within Northern Ireland. Peter Adair, Olive Broderick, Tory Campbell, Paul Doran, Anne Harris, Patricia Devlin-Hill, David Mitchell, Matthew Rice, Claire Savage and Ross Thompson each read. Unfortunately, due to illness, Jamie Guiney and Paula Matthews were unable to join us; however, their work was read by LO editor Colin Dardis and Patricia respectively.
Many thanks to everyone who came along on the nights, and to festival director Keith Acheson and the Book Festival team at Crescent Arts Centre for their support.