2001-2002 Academic Year


Live @ the Jungle: Voices Under Fire April 23, 2002


Mixing fiction, memoir and poetry, Jungle actors read selections from works by highly acclaimed Graywolf Press authors that chronicle personal perspectives of world violence, with accompanying music by Roberta Carlson. Selected works included Jack & Rochelle: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance by Lawrence Sutin, Full Moon Boat by Fred Marchant, Ana Imagined by Perrin Ireland, and Without an Alphabet, Without a Face by Saadi Youssef.



Barbara Dimmick April 24, 2002

Barbara Dimmick's first novel, In the Presence of Horses, was published in 1998 to much critical acclaim and was translated into five languages. Her reading took place in the Teresa Reception Boardroom at the College of Saint Benedict. Dimmick was in residence at the college April 22-25, 2002.


Saskia Hamilton March 12, 2002


Hamilton's poems have appeared in the Threepenny Review, the Kenyon Review, and the Colorado Review, among other journals. Hamilton was the recipient of a Bunting Fellowship from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Hamilton was in residence at the college March 10-14, 2002.



Fred Marchant Feb. 12, 2002


Marchant is the author of Tipping Point, which won the Washington Prize in poetry, and Full Moon Boat. Marchant was in residence at the college February 11-14, 2002.



Lawrence Sutin January 24, 2002



Sutin is an award-winning memoirist and biographer. His books include Jack and Rochelle: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance, Divine Invasions: A Life of Phillip K. Dick, and Do What Thou Wilt: A Life of Aleister Crowly. Sutin was in residence at the college January 14-May 10, 2002.



Victoria Redel Nov. 29, 2001



Albert Goldbarth Oct. 16, 2001

Goldbarth is the author of many books of poetry and prose including Many Circles, Dark Waves and Light Matter, Great Topics of the World, and A Sympathy of Souls. He won the National Book Critics Circle Award for his poetry. Goldbarth was in residence at the college October 15-18, 2001.


Live @ the Jungle: Portraits in Poetry Oct. 23, 2001


Jungle artists bring to life powerful new voices in poetry. This was the first event in a series of performances exploring the works of prize-winning poets and authors in the intimate setting of the Jungle Theater.