Who: Concordia University Irvine | Susan Palo Cherwien, poet, author and musician.
What: Free writing workshop titled, "Do Not Let My Words Fall To the Ground: Cultivating Creative and Divine Spark in Writing"
A journey into the craft of writing, examining ambiguity and detail, shadow and light, knowing and not knowing, with side trips into opening the doors of creativity, living with imperfection, and seven good questions to ask.
“No matter what genre they compose in, writers are sure to be inspired by this workshop that explores the ancient, yet always new, issue of creativity.” Thea Gavin, Professor of English.
When: Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
Where: CU Center, 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA 92612
Tickets: This event is free and open to the public.
Susan Palo Cherwien received her bachelor’s degree in church music and voice from Wittenberg University, the Abschlusspruefung in voice from the Hochschule der Kuenste Berlin, and a Master of Liberal Studies from Mundelein College, where she focused on spirituality, ritual, and the arts. She has written numerous hymn texts which appear in denominational hymnals in the United States, Canada, and Europe and she is the author of O Blessed Spring: Hymn Texts of Susan Palo Cherwien (Augsburg Fortress), Crossings: Meditations for Worship (Morningstar); To God Will I Sing (Augsburg Fortress); From Glory Into Glory (Morningstar); and Come, Beloved of the Maker (Augsburg Fortress).
Cherwien will also be reading selections from her books during Concordia University Irvine’s Fall Festival of Hymns on October 6th.
About Concordia University Irvine
Concordia University Irvine is a U.S. News Top Tier Regional University that prepares students for their vocations—their calling in life. CUI offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and adult degree programs in a beautiful Southern California location, with online and regional cohort options. Concordia’s undergraduate program is distinctive among universities in the region because of the University’s innovative and engaging Core Curriculum, and its Lutheran heritage that provides a thoughtful and caring Christian community that lives out Grace Alone. Faith Alone. Read More.
Director of Communications
Concordia University Irvine