Collected Works | Author Talk | Susan Tweit (Bless the Birds)

Collected Works | Author Talk | Susan Tweit (Bless the Birds: Living with Love in a Time of Dying)

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May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm



Susan Tweit, author of Bless the Birds: Living With Love in a Time of Dying talks with author Katie Standefer. This Zoom event is co-sponsored by the Women’s International Study Center (WISC)

Writer Susan Tweit and her economist-turned-sculptor husband Richard Cabe had just settled into their version of a “good life” when Richard saw thousands of birds one day–harbingers of the brain cancer that would kill him two years later. This compelling and intimate memoir chronicles their journey into the end of his life, framed by their final trip together, a 4,000-mile-long delayed honeymoon road trip. Bless the Birds is not a sad story. It is both prayer and love song, a guide to how to thrive in a world where all we hold dear seems to be eroding, whether simple civility and respect, our health and safety, or the Earth itself. It’s an exploration of living with love in a time of dying–whether personal or global–with humor, unflinching courage, and grace. And it is an invitation to choose to live in the light of what we love, rather than what we fear.

You can register here for this Zoom event.