The Institute for Writing Studies (IWS)will host the fi rst St. John’s Bread and LifeSoup Kitchen-Community Center reading onTuesday, April 13 at Common Hour.
Guests of Bread and Life will read shortstories, poems and other works that they havewritten in the workshops facilitated at thecenter by the IWS. The workshops, whichare open to all who visit Bread and Life, havebeen running for he past three years.
Tom Philipose, associate director of theWriting Center, said that the workshops areused to help guests of Bread and Life with anytype of writing, from short stories and poetryto resumes and cover letters.
“The workshop guests come from all differenttypes of backgrounds, have led amazinglives, and are often dealing with adversitymost of the STJ community could hardlyimagine,” he said.
The event will be held in the Institute forWriting Studies, which is located on the fi rstfl oor of St. Augustine Hall.* * *Friday, April 2 is the University’s annual5K “Walk for the Homeless.”Held every year on Good Friday, the walkis sponsored by Campus Ministry and the St.Vincent De Paul Society.
The walk begins with a prayer service atSt. Thomas More Church at 9:00 a.m.. Membersof the St. John’s Community will thenwalk to the American Martyrs Church on BellBoulevard, then return to the University by1:00 pm.
Anyone interested in participating shouldarrive at St. Thomas More for registration before9:00 a.m.* * *
“180 Days,” a one-woman show, will beperformed tomorrow in the Little Theater.Taren Sterry brings her off-Broadway showabout working with hospice patients to St.John’s University.
The performance is free for all Universitymembers. RSVP on St. John’s Central.