Acclaimed Writer Regina Doman to Deliver 2015 Chesterton Academy Cultura Vitae Lecture


Evangelizing the Imagination: How Re-Imagining Fiction Can Change the Culture Regina Doman, Catholic Writer and Speaker

Saturday, April 18th | Doors open at 6:30 PM, Lecture at 7:15 PM Chesterton Academy - 5300 France Avenue South, Edina MN 55410 Light refreshments will be served following the lecture

How we imagine good and evil matters. In her lecture, Regina Doman will share her reflections, gathered from over 20 years of writing fiction, on how our cultural imagination needs an overhaul, and how a new revolution for goodness can begin, starting with each of us.

Special Opportunity for Young Writers! One-Day Writer’s Workshop with Regina Doman for Adults and for Students in Grades 9-12 Saturday, April 18 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM - Register Today

About Regina Doman Regina is a Catholic wife, mother, author and editor. Currently she runs her own company, Chesterton Press, which publishes and distributes fun Catholic fiction. As editor of Sophia Institute Press' fiction line, she launched the popular John Paul 2 High series for teens. The adult novel, Rachel's Contrition, because a #1 Best Seller in Amazon's Women's Fiction category and winner of the 2011 Catholic Arts and Letters Award for best adult fiction.

As an author, Doman has written the Fairy Tale Novels, a series of books for teens and adults that places fairy tales in modern settings, with Christian themes interwoven with the familiar plot of each tale. The fifth book in that series, Alex O'Donnell and the 40 CyberThieves, won the 2011 Catholic Arts and Letters Award for best young adult fiction. In 2013, she published her longest and most challenging fairy tale novel yet, Rapunzel Let Down, which won second place for the Catholic Press Association's award for Best Novel of the Year in 2014. Her only picture book, Angel in the Waters, has sold over 130,000 copies. In 2010, she was presented with the "In Defense of Sanity" award from the American Chesterton Society.

Regina and her husband Andrew live in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, on a farmstead with eight of their children, several chickens, sheep, cats, a couple dogs and a cow. To the question, "How do you manage to get it all done?" she responds, "What makes you think I get it all done?"

About the Cultura Vitae Lecture The Cultura Vitae Lecture Series was established during Chesterton Academy’s inaugural academic year as an effort of the school to educate the greater community and to build what Saint Pope John Paul II called “the culture of life.” To that end, the series is dedicated to bringing scholars and accomplished individuals to speak on a variety of issues that directly affect the protection of the human person, the family, and the building up of the common good.

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