Foley Award Winner Michael Suarez

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June 9-16 Podcast

An interview with Michael Suarez, S.J., winner of the 2008 Foley Poetry Contest. Listen to this episode
Michael Suarez, S.J. won this year's Foley Poetry Contest with his poem, "Going." In this interview, Fr. Suarez discusses his inspiration for his poem, and why he thinks religious poetry should embrace humor. Fr. Suarez teaches at Fordham University and at Oxford in England. Listen to this episode

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