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Summer Literary Fest at University of St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas presents the Summer Literacy Fest, a 9-evening series featuring distinguished authors and scholars reading from and discussing their work across a wide array of topics.


The fest will highlight a blend of contemporary literature and timeless classics through readings, lectures, and electrifying performances.


Each 90-minute event starts at 7:15pm.


Summer Literary Fest Nightly Schedule

  • Keynote Reading by Katy Carl | Thursday, July 6, 2023 
  • Keynote Reading by Catherine Savage Brosman | Friday, July 7, 2023 
  • Keynote Reading by Dana Gioia | Monday, July 10, 2023 
  • A Poetry Reading by Adam Kirsch | Tuesday, July 11, 2023 
  • Micah Mattix on The Future of Literary Criticism | Wednesday, July 12, 2023 
  • A Reading from Works of Mercy by Sally Thomas | Thursday, July 13, 2023 
  • Keynote Reading by Ryan Wilson | Friday, July 14, 2023 
  • Keynote Reading by Randy Boyagoda | Saturday, July 15, 2023
  • Haley Stewart: Reading Is a Door in the Wall: How Children's Literature Helps Us Escape to a Truer World | Tuesday, July 18, 2023  



Free; advance registration requested. RSVP now or learn more.

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