Over the weekend, National Review Online published Mary Spencer's interview with me about poetry's form and substance. I've been pleased by the general response to it, both those who agree with my claims about art, beauty, and the Catholic Church, and those who have voiced a little dissent. Click the NR to read.
My Spring calendar has two more dates remaining: a reading at the Crusade Channel's great conference on chivalry and raising young men, and a lecture on the essence of liberal education at Martin Saints School. Click the Crusade icon to learn more.
This summer and fall are also filling up, and I hope interested readers will search me out, if I happen to be in their neck of the woods. I will be speaking at the CiRCE Institute conference, in Louisville, KY, and am in the early stages of planning a poetry reading in Michigan, in support of a good charitable cause.
And, of course, the first meeting of the Colosseum Summer Institute will be held, this July 8-11, at the Franciscan University of Steubenville. Click the FUS logo to learn more.
In the fall, I am presently scheduled to read and lecture at the Future of the Catholic Literary Imagination conference, in Chicago (September 19-20, 2019); to read for the Painted Bride Quarterly reading series, at the Black Sheep Pub, in Philadelphia (October 14, 2019); and deliver a keynote address at a one day conference at Misericordia University (October 19, 2019). I'll put up links for the fall dates, in a few months, but click on CiRCE to learn more about Louisville, this summer.
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