Peter Quinn , novelist, memorist, and foremost chronicler of New York City and especially its Irish-American community, visited Saint John's University in Collegeville, MN, for a reading and discussion about his latest book,  The Man Who Never Returned.

Patrick Hicks visited Saint John's University on March 2, 2011 to read and discuss his most recent book of poetry, This London. He is the author of five poetry collections, most recently  Finding the Gossamer (2008),  This London (2010), and he is also the editor of  A Harvest of Words: Contemporary South Dakota Poetry (2010). His work has appeared in journals such as Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, Virginia Quarterly Review, Natural Bridge, New Ohio Review, and many others.