Severe winter weather shut down the campus on Thursday, Feb. 7 when the event was to happen.
Elizabeth Walztoni writes on the latest Contemporary Writers event, which featured fiction writer and journalist Desiree Cooper.
Novelist Brendan Kiely read from his latest book, “Tradition,” and spoke at the first event of the 2018–2019 Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series on Thursday, Sept. 27.
“Poet and documentary filmmaker Levi Romero will be on campus Wednesday, April 11 for the fourth and final event of the twenty-second season of the Contemporary Writers Series.”
Get to know AQ’s own Tom Doetsch in this week’s AQ Artist Spotlight.
One thing you might miss out on if you go to a small, private, liberal arts school instead of a larger university is the chance to watch active writers read from their work. Poet Linda Nemec Foster (’72) remembered lacking that experience when she was at Aquinas College, so she and her husband, Dr. Tony Foster (’73), worked to start the college’s Contemporary Writers Series in 1997.
Naomi Shihab Nye is the final author to be featured in the current season of the Contemporary Writers series.