Writers in Conversation: “Deep Heart’s Core: Poetry & Mystery”
Writers in Conversation: “Deep H... @ Merriam Park Library
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 7:59 pm
“Deep Heart’s Core: Poetry & Mystery” with Katie Donovan and James Lenfestey Monday, April 17 | 7 p.m. Join O’Shaughnessy Award-winning Irish poet Katie Donovan and local writer James Lenfestey for a conversation about their craft and the influence of the great mysterious in poetry. Presented with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas. Donovan, born 1962, grew up on a farm in County Wexford, and was educated at Trinity College Dublin and at UC Berkeley. She spent a year in Hungary teaching English before returning to Ireland to work as a journalist with the Irish Read the Rest...
2017 O’Shaughnessy Award Recipient: Katie Donovan
2017 O’Shaughnessy Award Recipie... @ John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm
Dublin-based poet Katie Donovan will receive the O’Shaughnessy Poetry Award in April. Her free public reading, which will follow a week of classroom visits and public appearances, will be on Friday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of John Roach Center at the University of St. Thomas. The $5,000 O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry, established in 1997, honors Irish poets. The award is named for Lawrence O’Shaughnessy, who taught English at St. Thomas from 1948 to 1950, formerly served on the university’s board of trustees and is the retired head of the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation. Donovan, born 1962, grew up Read the Rest...
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Twin Cities Jewish Book Series: ... @ St. Paul JCC
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin Reasons for Antisemitism TICKETS COMING SOON Rabbi, scholar, and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin will present two new books, Why the Jews: The Reason for Antisemitism, the Most Accurate Predictor of Human Evil and Rebbe: The Life and Teachings of Menachem M. Schneerson, The Most Influential Rabbi in Modern History. Telushkin is the bestelling author of eighteen books, including The Book of Jewish Values, Hillel, and Jewish Literacy. Rabbi Telushkin serves as a Senior Associate of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, on the Board of Directors of the Jewish Book Council, and as spiritual leader Read the Rest...