‘Smithdown Stories Near and Far’ Book Launch at Gallery 455

Watch ‘Smithdown Stories Near and Far’ Book Launch at Gallery 455!

With story excerpts from: Alex O’Reilly (RIP); Karen Rachel Kennedy; Richie Featherstone; J. David Clark; Jane Eckford; Billy Dean

Curated by Tony Wailey, Music by Satin Beige.

“Liverpool in the Americas, Somalia, Jamaica, Belfast and Dublin; writers across the oceans. We truly are from somewhere else here in Liverpool, even if this is our home. Just as the poet Patrick Kavanagh made the distinction between the parish and the parochial, these stories of near and far all emanate from the inhabitants and citizens of one long arterial highway in the southern part of the city known as Smithdown Road.”

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