2003-2004 Academic Year

April 2004

John Hassler

April 3rd, 2004



The Good LifeSpeakOut: How do YOU define the Good Life?

Featuring Annette Atkins, Richard Bresnahan, Tony Cunningham, and Ernie Diedrich
April 5th, 2004

Speakeasy SpeakOut events were created to bring readers and writers together for community and conversation inspired by the magazine's contents. 












Joe CoomerJoe Coomer

April 20th, 2004

Coomer is the recipient of the 2003 Sister Mariella Gable Prize for his novel One Vacant Chair.  Refreshments and a book signing will follow his presentation.  This event is co-sponsored with the Lee and Rose Warner Foundation and the Van Evera Foundation.













David Daniel

David Daniel

Poetry reading with the author of Seven Star Bird
April 29th, 2004

This event was co-sponsored with the Warner Foundation and the Van Evera Foundation.












February 2004

Tracy K. SmithTracy K. Smith

Reading February 12th, 2004
In Residency February 11th-13th, 2004

 Tracy K. Smith will present her book of poetry The Body's Question, which was the 2002 winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. 

September 2003

Mirror of Simple Souls

  The Mirror of Simple Souls

September 30th, 2003 

Anne Carson and Kim Anno will read from The Mirror of Simple SoulsThe Mirror of Simple Souls was a special book arts project which brought the words of celebrated poet and classicist Anne Carson together with stunning visual images by artist Kim Anno. The Literary Arts Institute of the College of Saint Benedict commissioned CSB alumna and book artist Mary Jo Pauly to design and print the book, which was completed in a limited letterpress edition.