Join us tomorrow for the Institute of Creative Writing and Literary Translation‘s faculty reading and welcome party. Hear the latest works from our professors: Elizabeth Geoghegan (pictured above), George Minot, Michael Carroll, Elena Buia Rutt, Mike Traenor and David Keplinger. The event will be held on the Secchia Terrace in JCU’s Guarini Campus from 6:30 PM […]
Join us on Monday, May 30th (Memorial Day), in celebrating the life and work of author Lucia Berlin (1936-2004). This event will feature JCU professor Elizabeth Geoghegan, Italian screen and fiction writers Chiara Barzini and Francesca Marciano. Event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Room G.G.1 in JCU’s Guarini Gampus. Click here […]
The time has come again. The sunshine of April, twittering birds, budding flora and that overwhelming desire to create signals not only the beginning of spring but also the start of a month-long celebration of poetry. Yes, it is National Poetry Month, the world’s largest literary celebration, and this year marks its 20th anniversary. To celebrate, […]
In Rome? Join me at the Protestant Cemetery for this Event!
Painting by Walter Crane, Gravestone of English Poet John Keats in the Protestant Cemetery in Rome, 1873. Image found: http://enabime.wordpress.com
Whether or not you are in Rome, if you are an admirer of John Keats’ poetry or poetry in general, then this fundraising event may be of interest to you.
On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, the Non-Catholic Cemetery (also known as the Protestant Cemetery) will be holding a reading of Keats’ poems and letters to raise funds for the renewal of his gravesite area.
Unbeknownst to many, the Non-Catholic Cemetery is operated by means of donations and voluntary service. Keats is not the only notable figure to be buried in the Cemetery. In fact, visitors to the Cemetery will find the graves of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Joseph Severn (buried next to Keats), Antonio Gramsci, August von Goethe, Amelia Rosselli, Juan Rodolfo Wilcock, and many more.
Where: Cimitero Acattolico…
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