JACKSON, Tenn. – April 3, 2008 – Author and poet John Brugaletta will present a poetry reading April 7 at Union University.
Brugaletta is professor emeritus at California State University, Fullerton. He was publisher and editor of South Coast Poetry Journal and a member of the translation team for the New Testament portion of the International Standard Version of the Bible.
His books of poetry are “The Tongue Angles” and “Tilling the Land,” and he is co-author with Edward Curtis of “Discovering the Way of Wisdom: Spirituality in the Wisdom Literature.”
His poetry reading will begin at 4 p.m. in Harvey Auditorium in the Barefoot Student Union Building. At 5 p.m., Brugaletta will sign copies of his new poetry chapbook, “Apologias,” and his book on Old Testament wisdom literature. Proceeds from the sale of “Apologias” will go to the Union University Disaster Relief Fund.
Due to inclement weather, all Union campuses will be closed on Friday, March 6, with all classes canceled.
The wellness center will open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m., and the aquatic center will be open from 1-3 p.m.
Friday's Preview Day has been canceled.
Brewer Dining Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Friday. The Lex will be closed. No breakfast will be served.