RUTLAND -- Mount Saint Joseph Academy is proud to announce a new arts series this winter, which is entitled “Uniquely MSJ.” A number of authors and journalists, all of whom are MSJ alumni, will talk about their careers, discuss their books, articles, and photographs, and answer questions from the host, Jennifer Bagley, Director of the MSJ Drama Program, and the audience. Each discussion will take place on a Wednesday night beginning at 7 p.m. at the Bagley Theater at MSJ.
On Feb. 1, the series will kick off with Mary McGarry Morris (MSJ ‘60), acclaimed novelist. Ms. McGarry Morris has authored numerous books and received countless prestigious awards, such as the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award. Her book “A Dangerous Woman” was one of Time Magazine’s “Five Best Novels of the Year” in 1991, while her novel “Songs In Ordinary Time” was found at the top of the New York Times Best Sellers List in1995. One book was made into a major motion picture, while the other was made into a CBS television movie. This past September, Ms. McGarry Morris published yet another novel, which is entitled “Light from a Distant Star.”
Admission for the event with Ms. McGarry Morris will be $10. Tickets will be available in advance at MSJ, Book King, Annie's Book Stop, or at the door.
Future Uniquely MSJ guests will include Sandra M. Levesque (MSJ ’64) on Feb. 29, and Tony Marro (MSJ '60), Nick Marro (MSJ '62), and A.J. Marro (MSJ ’66) on March 21. Biographical sketches of these authors and journalists will be provided as each Uniquely MSJ evening approaches. Please call MSJ at (802) 775-0151 with any questions about this exciting new series.
Located at 127 Convent Avenue in Rutland, Mount Saint Joseph Academy is a college preparatory Catholic high school specializing in educating the mind and spirit for more than a century. MSJ's tradition of academic excellence in the Rutland region dates back to its founding by the Sisters of Saint Joseph in 1882. For more information, visitwww.msjvermont.org or call (802) 775-0151.