Sick Pilgrim Wins a Wilbur Award

Sick Pilgrim won the prestigious Wilbur Award. Read about it here.



Notre Dame and Sick Pilgrim will host Mary Karr and others for “Trying to Say God,” A New Kind of Catholic Literary Conference


Sick Pilgrim has partnered with the University of Notre Dame to create a new conference that we hope will invigorate and inspire contemporary Catholic writers and artists.

On June 22-24, 2017, “Trying to Say God” will bring together both well-known and emerging writers, artists and musicians for a new kind of Catholic literary conference–one that is open to, but not limited to, those working in academia.

Our confirmed featured speakers include:

Mary Karr
Keynote Mary Karr, New York Times best-selling author of The Liar’s Club, Cherry, Lit, and The Art of Memoir

Tim Powers, World Fantasy Award winning writer of the novels Last Call and Declare

Br. Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory and author of Would You Baptize an Extraterrestrial? And Other Questions from the Astronomer’s Inbox at the Vatican Observatory

Heather King, author of Stripped, Stumble and Shirt of Flame

Mary Syzbist, National Book Award winning author of Incarnadine

Plus Natalie Diaz, Suzanne Wolfe, Randy Boyagoda, Kaya Oakes, Jerry Harp, Sam Rocha, Valerie Sayers, Gregory Wolfe, Jon Sweeney, Jonathan Ryan, Jessica Mesman Griffith and David Griffith.

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