Acclaimed poet Paul Mariani, university professor of English, will present “Prayer and Imagination: Poetry” on Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Stokes S195. Mariani is the author of 16 books, including The Broken Tower: A Life of Hart Crane; Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life; Timing Devices: Poems; Crossing Cocytus: Poems; Salvage Operations: New and Selected Poems, and Epitaphs for the Journey: New, Selected and Revised Poems. In 2009 he received the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry. He has lectured and read from his own work across the United States, Canada and Europe. He also served as poetry editor of America from 2000-2006. Sponsors: Center for Ignatian Spirituality and the Jesuit Collaborative.