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Duration: 32:50 — Talk delivered on Friday, October 12, 2018

A Father's Day in the Rain: Everyday Walks & Other Adventures with Sons

—Steven Faulkner—
Professor & Author

Steven Faulkner is Professor of Creative Writing and American Literature at Longwood University in southern Virginia. He is the author of Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts (2007) and Bitterroot: Echoes of Beauty and Loss (2016). Both books are memoirs of father-son journeys that followed the paths of missionary priests: Marquette (in Waterwalk) and De Smet (in Bitterroot). He has worked as a dishwasher, lawn mower, roofer, dump truck driver, concrete truck driver, carpet cleaner, grave vault planter, and for fourteen years as a carpenter while earning his doctorate. He and his wife Joy have seven children and eleven grandchildren.

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