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Friday, October 29, 2010

Castlebar launch of 'In Other Words' by Mary Madec (Salmon Poetry, 2010)

You are invited you to a Poetry Reading / Launch to celebrate the publication by Salmon Poetry of

In Other Words

Poems by


MARY MADEC was born and raised in the west of Ireland. She received her early education at NUI, Galway, obtaining her B.A. in French and English, and her M.A in Old English; in 2002 she received her doctorate in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. She has taught courses for NUI, Galway, UPenn, and Open University and is currently Director of the Villanova Study Abroad Program in Galway. She has received awards and accolades for her work in the Raftery Competition 2007, the WINDOWS Showcase and Anthology 2007 and the Maria Edgeworth Competition 2008. In April 2008 she was also the recipient of the Hennessy XO Award for Emerging Poetry. With her husband Claude Madec of the LIFE programme (Brothers of Charity Services) she started up a community-writing project, Away with Words, now in its third year. In Other Words is her debut collection.

Venue: The Linenhall,Castlebar,Co.Mayo

Date/Time: 24th November, 2010 - 8 pm. Admission Free.

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Salmon Poetry, Knockeven, Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare Tel: 065 - 7081941 • email: