Reading Date: Wednesday, January 25, 1995
Introduction by Daniel Cooper Alarcón. Original recording ends mid-reading.
Series: Spring Reading Series
Sponsor(s): UA Poetry Center
Location(s): Modern Languages Auditorium
Patricia Hampl opens with two poems, "The Moment" and "Last Letter." Then she reads the essay "Pilgrimage" from her book Spillville (1986), as well as two excerpts from her memoir A Romantic Education (1981). At this event, Hampl also read from Virgin Time: In Search of the Contemplative Life (1992), but this portion of her reading was not recorded.