February 7 2006
Indiana State University's Cunningham Memorial Library will host "A Writer's Salon," featuring the work of author Eamonn Wall, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 in the first floor Browsing Area.
Wall, born and raised in County Wexford, Ireland, has lived in the U.S. since 1982. He is the author of many essays, articles, poems, and stories that have appeared in such publications as The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, Eire-Ireland, TriQuarterly, The Irish Literary Supplement, and New Hibernia Review.
His five published books include the poetry collections "Refuge at DeSoto Bend (2004)," "The Crosses (2000)," "Iron Mountain Road (1997)," "Dyckman-200th Street (1994)," and the narrative on Irish American writing, "From the Sin-e Café ´o the Black Hills: Notes on the New Irish (2000)," winner of the Michael J. Durkan Prize from the American Conference for Irish Studies for excellence in scholarship.
Educated at University College Dublin, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the City University of New York, Wall is currently Smurfit-Stone Professor of Irish Studies at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
The event, co-sponsored by the ISU Creative Writing Committee and the Cunningham Memorial Library, is free and open to the public.
Contact: Carol Jinbo, Cunningham Memorial Library, (812) 237-2574 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or email@example.com