Poet Mary Oliver Keynotes 2012 Seattle University Book Festival

Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry will host its popular “Search for Meaning” Book Festival, February 3 and 4.

Poet Mary Oliver

Over 40 authors surrounding the human search for meaning on issues of spirituality, faith and social justice. The diverse group of guest authors, both men and women, represent a range of belief systems and faith traditions, including but not limited to: Christian (Catholic & every Protestant denomination, including non-denominational and Evangelical), Spiritual but not religious, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Unitarian Universalist, Mormon and Agnostic.

2012:
– 2 Keynote Speakers:
Mary Oliver – Pulitzer Prize winning poet and author
& James Oliver, S.J. – NY Times best selling author and official chaplain of the Colbert Report
– A Morman and Evangelical Conversation over a catered lunch
– 4 general sessions with a pick between 40 authors on a variety of topics
– Artists and musicians expressing their search for meaning (live)
– Interactive expression areas
– Book-signing
– Bookstore, provided by our partners: Elliot Bay Book Company & Seattle University Bookstore

Additional Information is available at the event website.

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