University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Hard Lessons from Hard Times

Thomas Moore, Marcelo Hernandez and Fenton Johnson know a thing or two about weathering hard times, and in this session will share lessons to be learned from our experiences.

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo is the author of the memoir, "Children of the Land," and the poetry book, "Cenzontle," winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. prize, winner of the 2019 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award in poetry, the Foreword bronze prize, a finalist for the Northern California Book Award, the California Book Award, the Lambda Literary Award and the Thom Gunn Award from the Publishing Triangle....

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Fenton Johnson

Fenton Johnson's latest book is "At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life." In it, Johnson explores the difference between being single (incomplete without a partner) and solitary (the ability to thrive when alone)....

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Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller "Care of the Soul." He has written 24 other books about bringing soul to personal life and culture, deepening spirituality, humanizing medicine, finding meaningful work, imagining sexuality with soul and doing religion in a fresh way....

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