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On Campus: Poetry triple-header Nov. 2
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011
The Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., Reading Series serves up a winsome threesome for the fall poetry reading: Santa Clara's own Kirk Glaser, Claudia Monpere McIsaac, and Chancellor William Rewak, S.J.
WHERE: Fess Parker Studio Theatre
WHEN: Wed., Nov. 2 — 4 p.m.
WHO: Well, there's...
Kirk Glaser. He's taught writing and literature at Santa Clara for over 15 years and serves as faculty advisor to The Santa Clara Review. His work has been nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize, and he has received an American Academy of Poets prize, C. H. Jones National Poetry Prize, and University of California Poet Laureate Award. His poetry can be found in The Threepenny Review, Cerise Press, Alsop Review, Berkeley Poetry Review, as well as the The Cortland Review.
Claudia Monpere McIsaac. She's taught at Santa Clara for 25 years, and her poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Prairia Schooner, Ecotone, Puerto del Sol, and elsewhere.
William Rewak, S.J. Known as Santa Clara's poet-president, Fr. Rewak led the University 1976–88 and returned to Santa Clara as Chancellor this summer, after having served as President of Spring Hill College, director of the Jesuit Retreat House in Los Altos, and professor of poetry at Loyola Marymount University. Read more about Fr. Rewak in the Fall issue of the Santa Clara Magazine. And read his poems Abundance and Modern Warfare in America magazine.
Also know: We here at the mag like good writing. And it just so happens that Fr. Rewak founded Santa Clara Magazine 30 years ago, in autumn 1981.
Share the news: A PDF flyer about the poetry reading is available here for downloading, printing out, pasting up, handing forth.
Who's responsible? The reading is sponsored by the SCU Department of English and the Creative Writing Program.