By Elizabeth Lee
An author and lecturer in English literature at Carlow College is about to launch his second novel. Dr. Eoghan Smith will speak and read his new novel ***A provincial death*** at the Visual arts centre, Carlow on Wednesday 9 February at 6pm.
Dedalus publishers describe Eoghan’s new novel as “lyrical and darkly comic”. ***A provincial death*** is a surprisingly original meditation on loneliness and perseverance, the consolations of art and philosophy, and the capacity of human beings to endure catastrophes”.
Eoghan graduated from UCD, where he obtained a BA in English and Philosophy in 2002 and an MA in Anglo-Irish Writing and Theater in 2003. He obtained a PhD in English from Maynooth University in 2009. In 2011 , he joined Carlow College. as a Lecturer in English, where he taught modules in Gothic Fiction, Literary Criticism, Modern and Contemporary Irish Writing and Creative Writing. Eoghan is currently the Academic and Research Development Project Manager.
The launch of ***A provincial death*** takes place at Visual on February 9 at 6 p.m. To reserve tickets, log on to https://visualcarlow.ticketsolve.com/shows.