Carlene Bauer, acclaimed novelist, to give writing workshop at U.Va. in June

carlene baurAs part of the 2013 Virginia Seminar, Carlene Bauer will offer a writing workshop that is open to the public. Her most recent work, Frances and Bernard, is a narrative through letters exchanged between two writers on the rise who meet in an artists’ colony in 1957. Her characters are inspired by the lives of Flannery O’Connor and Robert Lowell. Read the New York Times review of her work here.

The writing workshop will be held on June 20th from 1:30-3:00pm in the lounge of St. Paul’s Memorial Church. For more information email

The Virginia Seminar in Lived Theology is a theological initiative that offers theologians and scholars of religion an opportunity to work and write in sustained engagement with critical issues in religion and public life; and it further provides practitioners the time to think and write in sustained and direct engagement with theologians and scholars.