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May Swenson Centennial Celebration

May Swenson photo courtesy USU Special Collections and Archives.

As part of the May Swenson Centennial celebration at Utah State University Garrison Keillor — the host and writer behind the syndicated variety show “A Prairie Home Companion” — and Katharine Coles — Utah’s former poet laureate,  will present several readings on April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Morgan Theatre in the Chase Fine Arts

The event is free, but requires a seating voucher available starting April 1 at the Caine College of the Arts Ticket Office, room 139-B in the Chase Fine Arts Center.

For more information, visit theCHaSS website.

Access Utah Host Tom Williams interviewed March's guest for the event. Michael Sowder, an associate professor of English at Utah State University,  is out with a new book of poems, "House Under the Sun," he describes this book as a collection of spiritual meditation poems, interspersed with poems of wilderness, family and fatherhood.

Listen to the interviewhere.