Tom French pictured at a poetry reading in Navan Library 04/10/2012
Congratulations to Tom French, a native of Kilkenny, who is well known to Meath people through his work in the local studies department of the Meath Library Service.
He will be launching his fourth collection of poetry titled ' The Way To Work ' on Thursday 26 May next at Navan bookshop Blackbird Books.
Tom was presented with the O'Shaughnessy Award for Poetry at the Centre for Irish Studies of the University of St Thomas in Minneapolis last month.
' The Way To Work', like his three previous collections ' Touching the Bones', The Fire Step' and Midnightstown', is published by Ireland's leading literary publisher, The Gallery Press based at Loughcrew, Oldcastle. Peter Fallon, Gallery's editor and publisher and an esteemed poet in his own right will launch the book at Blackbird Books , Old Corn Market, Navan at 7.30 pm Thursday 26 May.
All are welcome to the event.