WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host four authors in the month of April as part of the William H.P. Jenks spring reading and lecture series. All events will be held in the Browsing Room of the Dinand Library at Holy Cross and are free and open to the public. The series is sponsored by the Lannan Foundation.
The schedule is as follows:
Friday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. – Robert Haas, former Poet Laureate of the United States and translator of Czeslaw Milosz’s Facing the River, will give a lecture. Haas is the author of Sun Under Wood, Human Wishes, Praise, Field Guide, and Twentieth Century Pleasures.
Tuesday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. – Charles Siebert, author of Wickerby: An Urban Pastoral, will give a lecture. His essays, articles, and poems have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, Esquire, and Outside.
Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. – Adam Zagajewski, author of three collections of poetry, will give a lecture. He is the author of Mysticism for Beginners, Canvas, Tremor, and two books of nonfiction, Solidarity, Solitude and Two Cities: On Exile, History, and the Imagination.
Wednesday, April 28 at 4 p.m. – Suzanne Matson, author of The Hunger Moon, will give a reading from her new novel. She is also the author of two collections of poetry, Sea Level and Durable Goods.
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