Debut Single “Little Belfry” Released Fri Oct 9th!!!

                          TheĀ Mad Dalton’sĀ debut single, the title track from the upcoming “The Little Belfry EP”, was released on Friday October 9th 2015! The single isĀ available for download, streaming etc on all the usual sites & we will post more links for you to purchase […]

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ā€œMy Road With Jackā€: by The Mad Dalton

There have been relatively few occasions when a book has successfully made the transition from well-worn classic to the big screen. The list of attempts to bring highly charged narratives and the nuances of literatureā€™s beloved characters to life, is a terrain littered with more cadavers than victories. Anticipating these much-hyped occasions then becomes a sordid mixture of both delight and torture in which the reader wrestles with the plausibility of how it might even be pulled off.

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In Memory Of Mark Linkous: ā€œA Horsey Who Sparkledā€

Sunday September 9th 2012 would have been the 50th birthday of Virginia born ā€˜Sparklehorseā€™ main man, Mark Linkous. When I first picked up their 1995 debut ā€œVivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplotā€, from the opening strains of ā€œHomecoming Queenā€, I was slowly transported to a curiously painted world, made all the more surreal by the ghosts of high school summers […]

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Merry Christmas from The Mad Dalton

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Reclaiming Symbols: An Outsiderā€™s Approach To Writing In Belfast & The Emerald Isle

Delivered To An Open University Conference On Contemporary Writing In Northern Ireland/Ireland, Saturday October 15th 2011. Firstly, Iā€™m honoured at having been given the opportunity to speak about something that everyone who has gathered here today, is clearly very passionate about and that is creative writing in Ireland/Northern Ireland. Iā€™d like to thank Heather Richardson […]

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Reg Hartt presentsā€¦ “Writers in Exile” Monday 4th July 2011, 7pm @ Cineforum, Toronto

The event is by invitation only owing to strict seating restrictions as a result of City bylaws. Please confirm your attendance at yer earliest possible convenience. We wish we could invite more but alas, c’est la vie. Please advise if you are unable to attend that we might facilitate our standby list.

Cineforum has a rich, turbulent & proud history & both Coyote & Peter are honoured to be associated with the venue for this soiree.

Peter Sumadh is based in Belfast & will be reading short stories, poems as well as a chapter from his forthcoming novel.

Grey Coyote counts writing, performance art & poetry amongst his many talents so anything can happen on the night. He is soon to be based in Japan and this evening will serve as part of his farewell.

The event will be hosted & filmed by Reg Hartt. A donation of $10 is suggested at the door. 18+ (they’re not fairy tales)

B.Y.O.F.D

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