Boyne Berries 17 will be launched on this Thursday 26 March at 8.00 pm in the Castle Arch Hotel, Trim by Adrienne Leavy.
Adrienne Leavy was born in Ireland and lived in Dundalk, County Louth, for the first twenty-five years of her life. She was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. After receiving the degree of Barrister-at-Law and being called to the Irish Bar, she immigrated to the United States.
She practiced law in Arizona for ten years before returning to post-graduate education to pursue her interest in Irish literature.
Adrienne holds a Masters Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (with a focus on Irish Studies) from Arizona State University West, and a Ph.D. in English Literature from Arizona State University.
The subject of her doctoral dissertation was the representation of women in the poetry of the Irish poet Thomas Kinsella.
Adrienne frequently lectures on various aspects of Irish literature and her poetry has been published in many Irish literary journals including A Modest Review, Boyne Berries, Crannóg, Revival and The Stony Thursday Book.
Recently she set up the Reading Ireland website which promotes Irish Literature and contemporary Irish writing.
Many of the contributors will attend and read their pieces on Thursday. All welcome, no charge, tea, coffee and biscuits.