City museum to host poetry booklaunch

THE MUCH admired American poets Annie and Ted Deppe will read from their new poetry collections at the Galway City Museum this Saturday at 1pm.

Poet Eva Bourke and NUI, Galway, lecturer Adrian Frazier will launch the books. Eva will launch Annie’s second book, Wren Cantata (Summer Palace Press ) while Adrian will launch Ted’s fourth collection of poetry, Orpheus On The Red Line (Tupelo Press ).

Ted Deppe has received a Pushcart Prize and two fellowships in the US from the National Endowment for the Arts. He has served as writer in residence for the James Merrill House in Stonington, Connecticut, the Poets’ House in Donegal, and Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He directs Stonecoast in Ireland and teaches in the Stonecoast MFA programme.

Annie Deppe’s poetry has been included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2004, Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, and The Shop. She has received grants from the Irish Arts Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. She co-runs The Stonecoast Programme in Ireland.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

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