The College of Saint Benedict to Host MPR Program, "A Literary View," With Bill Holm

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February 23, 2004

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. -- The College of Saint Benedict is hosting the first of Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) new series of programs titled "A Literary View," at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 10, in the Alumnae Hall, Haehn Campus Center on the CSB campus. Noted author and poet Bill Holm will present his own writings, musings and observations, along with those of authors such as Walt Whitman and Tomas Transtromer, while being accompanied by pianist Dan Chouinard. The audience must be seated by 7:15 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. show time. While the event is free, reservations are necessary. Call 320-363-5020 to reserve your free ticket.

Originally from southwestern Minnesota, Holm is the author of many essays and books, including "The Heart Can Be Filled Anywhere on Earth: Minnesota, Minnesota," "Coming Home Crazy -- an Alphabet of China Essays" and "Eccentric Islands: Travels Real and Imaginary."

For more information about "A Literary View," visit the MPR Web site at The College of Saint Benedict for women and Saint John's University for men are partners in liberal arts education, providing students the opportunity to benefit from the distinctions of not one, but two nationally recognized Catholic, Benedictine, residential undergraduate colleges. Together, the colleges challenge students to live balanced lives of learning, work, leadership and service in a coeducational environment.