The Conference . . .
As promised a few morsels:
The Future of the Catholic Literary Imagination
was a meeting, a coming together of writers who
believe that faith can enrich the literary world.
On Thursday, February 19th, Julia Alvarez opened
the Conference with a delightful reading of her poetry.
Her energy was a force that lit up The Doheny Library.
Mr. Gioia needed no introduction--in fact he introduced
speakers, always with a great personal knowledge of
(Dana Gioia and Gary Adler were responsible
for much of the smooth running of this Conference.)
St. Peter's B-List is an anthology of poetry
edited by Mary Ann B. Miller. Some of
the many writers included in the book read
their enticing and inspired poems.