THE LIMERICK WRITERS’ CENTRE
is pleased to announce the launch of
Organic Words by writer and literary critic Hugh McFadden
Friday 31st May 2019 7.30pm – The White House Bar, O’Connell St., Limerick
Wed 5th June 2019 6.30pm – Rathmines Library, Lr. Rathmines Rd. Dublin 6.30pm
Hugh McFadden is a poet and literary critic who worked for many years as a news copy editor with a national newspaper group. He has lived in Dublin for most of his life, but was born in Derry and spent part of his early childhood in Donegal. He was educated at Synge Street CBS and at University College, Dublin.
He has taught journalism at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He is the author of four volumes of poetry, the most recent being Empire of Shadows (Salmon Poetry, 2012). He is the editor & executor of the literary estate of the late writer John Jordan.
The essays, articles and reviews collected in ‘Organic Words’ represent a generous selection of his work as a writer and book reviewer for literary magazines, journals and newspapers spanning more than 50 years, including Books Ireland, The Dictionary of Irish Biography, Hibernia, Irish Book Review, Irish University Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Studies, The Irish Press Group, The Irish Independent, The Irish Times, and The Sunday Tribune.
The book is published by The Limerick Writers’ Centre under their Community Publishing initiative and will be launched by Limerick poet and author John Liddy in Limerick and by Kevin Kiely in Dublin. All are welcome to attend.
For further details: Dominic Taylor; Tel: 087 2996409; E: email@example.com