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Friday, January 22, 2010

Galway launch of new poetry collections by Ted & Annie Deppe

Poet EVA BOURKE and NUIG’s ADRIAN FRAZIER to launch two new collections by ANNIE DEPPE and TED DEPPE.

On Saturday 6 February at 1 p.m. Annie Deppe and Ted Deppe will read from their new poetry collections at the Galway City Museum. Eva Bourke will launch Annie’s second book, Wren Cantata, published by Summer Palace Press in Donegal. Adrian Frazier will launch Ted’s fourth collection of poetry, Orpheus on the Red Line published by Tupelo Press, Massachusetts.

Annie Deppe’s first book, Sitting in the Sky (2003) also appeared from Summer Palace Press. Her work has been included in The Forward Book of Poetry 2004, Poetry Ireland Review, The Stinging Fly, The Shop, and many other journals. She has received grants from the Irish Arts Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. She co-runs The Stonecoast Programme in Ireland.

Ted Deppe’s previous books are Cape Clear: New and Selected Poems (Salmon, 2002), The Wanderer King (Alice James, 1996), and Children of the Air (Alice James, 1990). He has received a Pushcart Prize and two fellowships in the U.S. 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. U.S. He directs Stonecoast in Ireland and teaches in the Stonecoast MFA programme.

All are welcome.