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Wake Forest University Press to present reading by Irish poets


October 22, 2009

Irish poets Eilean NiChuilleanain and Paula Meehan will read from their newly published books of poetry at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Wake Forest University in Carswell Hall’s Annenberg Forum.

NiChuilleanain is associate professor of English, dean of the Faculty of Arts (Letters) and a fellow of Trinity College in Dublin.  Meehan, a playwright and a poet, graduated from Trinity College and Eastern Washington University, and works with inner-city communities and in prisons, as well as universities.

The reading is being held in celebration of the North American launch of Chuilleanain’s “Selected Poems” and Meehan’s “Painting Rain.”  Wake Forest University Press published both books.

A reception will follow the reading.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 336-758-5448.

Press Contacts:

Kevin Cox
(336) 758-5237


Cheryl Walker
(336) 758-5237


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