Video Available | War, Peace, and the Catholic Imagination
Featuring National Book Award winning novelist Phil Klay and multiple award winning poet Philip Metres discussing how violence, warfare, and oppression are mediated through an imagination that knows the profound failure of such human endeavors. Part of our series of Conversations on the Catholic Imagination.
|Phil Klay is the author of the novel Missionaries and the short story collection Redeployment, which received the National Book Award for Fiction in 2014. His nonfiction work was awarded the George W. Hunt, S.J. Prize for Journalism, Arts and Letters in 2018. He teaches writing at Fairfield University.|
Philip Metres has written numerous books, including Shrapnel Maps, Sand Opera, and The Sound of Listening. Awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim and Lannan Foundations, and three Arab American Book Awards, he is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University.