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Friday, November 19, 2010

Salmon Poetry presents Galway Launch of 'Dogs Singing' anthology

Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology
Compiled & Edited by
Jessie Lendennie

Venue: The Town Hall Theatre, Courthouse Square, Galway
Date/Time: Saturday 4th December, 2pm

"Dogs Singing: A Tribute Anthology" brings together poems which highlight and examine and celebrate the canine world, and our place in it.

"First love, enduring love; the witness, the stoic, the companion, the protector, the better part of us, the abiding presence, the warrior, the survivor, the guardian angel. Here is a big book of many poems, all inspired, devoted, motivated by a sacred bond that happens, the supreme privilege, that something far bigger than romance - a relationship with a dog. Dogs do sing; they also smile, socialise, engage and celebrate, mark a homecoming in proper style, even if it’s only the return from the local grocery store; they sigh, but most of all they understand, they grieve, they mourn, they empathise, they remember..." Eileen Battersby, Arts Writer & Literary Correspondent, The Irish Times

Royalties from the sale of this book go to the Soi Dog Foundation (Phuket, Thailand) and MADRA (Co. Galway, Ireland)

For more info,and to purchase copies online, visit the Salmon Poetry website: