Faith & Values in the Public Square Lecture Series - Judith Valente: "Living a Contemplative Life in a 24/7 World"
Date: May 2, 2013
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Where: Wyckoff Auditorium, Seattle University Campus - Bannan Engineering Building (SU Campus Map - http://www.seattleu.edu/maps/)
Judith Valente is an awarding-winning print and broadcast journalist, poet and essayist.
She began her work in journalism as a staff reporter for The Washington Post. She later joined the staff of The Wall Street Journal, reporting from that paper's Chicago and London bureaus. She was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
For the past eight years, Ms. Valente has been a regular contributor to the national PBS-TV news program "Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly." Her work has also appeared on PBS-TV's "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer." She is also a commentator for National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio where she covers religion, interviews poets and authors, and is a guest essayist.
Ms. Valente has a new full length book of poems just out entitled "Discovering Moons." Ms. Valente is also co-editor with Charles Reynard of "Twenty Poems to Nourish Your Soul" (Loyola Press, 2005), an anthology of poems and essays on finding the sacred in the everyday, which won a 2008 Eric Hoffer Book Award as First Runner-Up in the Poetry category.
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Seattle University - Bannan Engineering Buildling (Wyckoff Auditorium) (View)
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Seattle, WA 98122
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