Spring Reading and Lecture Series Continues at Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross will host two authors in the month of March as part of the William H.P. Jenks spring reading and lecture series.  Sponsored by the Lannan Foundation, all events are free and open to the public.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday, March 1 at 4 p.m. - Frederick Turner will give a lecture entitled "Life on the Line: Along the Hundredth Meridian," in the Browsing Room of the Dinand Library.  Turner is the author of When the Boys Came Back: Baseball and 1946, Spirit of Place: The Making of an American Literary Landscape, Remembering Song: Encounters with the New Orleans Jazz Tradition, and The Portable North American Indian Reader.

Tuesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. - Emily Hiestand, the author of Angela, the Upside-Down Girl: And Other Domestic Travels, The Very Rich Hours: Travels in Orkney, Belize, the Everglades, and Greece, and Green the Witch Hazel Wood, will give a lecture in the Browsing Room of Dinand Library.  Hiestand is the senior editor of Orion Magazine.