Gerardine Burke is a novelist and short story writer. Taking a career break from her job as a teacher of History and English to write full-time, she spent five years in the United States where she completed a creative writing course in Holyoke College, Holyoke, Massachusetts.
On her return to Ireland she joined Galway Writers' Workshop and has been working on the Editorial Board of Crannóg Magazine since its foundation.
She has been a Director of an Arts Festival in Tuam, Co Galway for many years.
She is also a former radio correspondent with North West Radio.
Tony O'Dwyer is a poet and fiction writer with long experience in publishing. He was the founder of Elm Press which published educational and learning materials for resource teachers. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Crannóg Magazine.
His own poetry collection, Off Guard, was published by Bradshaw Books in 2003 and his work has appeared in many journals and periodicals.
"Together we have founded Wordsonthestreet to bring new, refreshing, innovative voices in poetry and fiction to readers everywhere."
Gannon is our Editorial Assistant. She is a recent
graduate of Trinity College, Dublin where she read English and Mathematics.
She has special responsibility for manuscript assessment and recommendation.