Michael D’Antonio, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, to speak at Mitchell

Michael D’Antonio, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author of the recently released “Mortal Sins,” will sign copies of his book and speak at a reception in William Mitchell College of Law’s Kelley Boardroom from 4 to 6 pm Friday, April 19.

Click to enlarge

D’Antonio is a former reporter and features writer in New England, Washington D.C., and New York. He has covered the U.S. Congress, presidential campaigns, and national political conventions. He has reported from Europe, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Brazil, and the Philippines.

During his tenure at Newsday on Long Island, he was a member of a team awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and he has won several other honors, including the Alicia Patterson Fellowship. He has written more than 20 books.

“Mortal Sins” delves deep into the personalities, cases, and conflicts related to sexual abuse and the Catholic Church.

Jeff Anderson ’75, who is widely recognized as a pioneer in sexual abuse litigation and a champion of survivors of childhood sexual abuse, is featured in the book and will also speak at the reception.

The event is free and open to the public. It will include hors d’oeuvres and a book signing. Space is limited.

RSVP to Julie119@mac.com