WINONA, Minn. — The public is invited to Pastries and Poetry: An evening with Steven Schild on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the President’s Room, located in Saint Mary’s University’s Toner Student Center. Dr. Steven Schild of the Saint Mary’s Communication Department will read from his new poetry collection titled These Humans, which has been nominated for a Minnesota Book Award.

Dr. Schild lives in Winona with his wife Margaret. They have two grown sons, Jake and Sam. A faculty member at Saint Mary’s since 1992, Dr. Schild has worked in farming, construction, factories, journalism, and public relations. His writing has appeared in USA Today, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and other newspapers. He has written three poetry collections (These Humans, Eros in Autumn, and Gone Away from Crystal Valley), and his poetry has also appeared in four anthologies and a number of literary magazines.

This event is part of the Composers on the Edge series and is sponsored by the Office of Writing at the College and the Business and Communications Department.

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