Longford Poet Publishes New Collection

by Patrick Conboy

Edward DennistonDuring the summer, Longford poet Edward Denniston published a new collection of poetry entitled ‘The Scale of Things’. The collection is published by Salmon Poetry and was launched at Greyfriars Municipal Gallery in Waterford on Friday, July 14th.

Edward, who is a teacher of English and Drama, has lived and worked in Waterford with his wife and children since 1980. His family has historical links with the city, with one of his Presbyterian ancestors having lived and preached dissent in the area during the 18th century.

His other publications include ‘The Point of Singing’, an e-book entitled ‘Eskimo Advice’, and ‘Interacting – 60 Drama Scripts’.

Edward’s latest collection the “Scale of Things” had its Longford launch in the Canal Studio,

Backstage Theatre with a evening of poetry dedicated to the memory or Edward’s late mother on Thursday evening 19/09/13 at 8.00pm