Endicott-Ibbetson Street Press Visiting Author Series - Michael Mack
On Thursday, February 23, poet, playwright, and performer Michael Mack will be visiting the Endicott campus as part of the Endicott-Ibbetson Street Press Visiting Author Series. The event will take place at 4 p.m. in the Little Theatre in Halle Library.
Michael Mack graduated from the Writing Program at MIT. He has performed at the US Library of Congress, Yale University, Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, the Columbia Festival of the Arts, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, the Austin International Poetry Festival, and Off-Off-Broadway at the Times Square Arts Center. His work has aired on NPR, and has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), America, the Beloit Poetry Journal, Cumberland Poetry Review, and is featured in Best Catholic Writing 2005 and 2007. Mack has also performed at scores of venues for consumers and providers of mental health services, including McLean Psychiatric Hospital, the national conference of the National Alliance on Mental Illness(NAMI), and for faculty and students of the Harvard Medical School. Awards include an Artist's Grant for new theater works from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, First Prize in the Writers Circle National Poetry Competition, and an Eloranta Fellowship, which funded a residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre for the Arts in Ireland.