Upcoming Events

Sun Yung Shin

Public Reading and Conversation
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
7:00 p.m. 

College of Saint Benedict, Gorecki Dining & Conference Center

C신 선 영 Sun Yung Shin was born in Seoul, Korea and was raised in the Chicago area. She is a poet, writer, and cultural worker. She is the editor of What We Hunger For: Refugee and Immigrant Stories on Food and Family (2021) and of A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, author of poetry collections The Wet HexUnbearable Splendor (finalist for the 2017 PEN USA Literary Award for Poetry, winner of the 2016 Minnesota Book Award for poetry); Rough, and Savage; and Skirt Full of Black (winner of the 2007 Asian American Literary Award for poetry), co-editor of Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption, and author of bilingual illustrated book for children Cooper’s Lesson. She lives in Minneapolis where she co-directs the community organization Poetry Asylum with poet Su Hwang.

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Robert Glick

Public Reading and Conversation
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
7:00 p.m. 

College of Saint Benedict, TBA

Robert Glick is the author of the short story collection Two Californias (C&R Press, 2019) and an Associate Professor of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he teaches creative writing, electronic literature, and the occasional course on zombies. His work has been published in Diagram, Denver Quarterly, and Gettysburg Review. More recently, excerpts from his just-completed novel, The Asterisms, have won competitions in Summer Literary Seminars and New Ohio Review. He lives in Rochester with his partner-in-crime Anne Royston, their new baby Evan, and their dog Toby. He spends much of his time looking out the snow-streaked window in search of foxes.