Tom Montgomery Fate To Open Reading Series

October 3rd, 2013 | Categories: Uncategorized

Tom Montgomery Fate

The 2013-2014 Red Dragon Reading Series at SUNY Oneonta will open Wednesday, Oct. 9, with a reading by nonfiction writer Tom Montgomery Fate.

The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Red Dragon Theater in the Hunt College Union. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.

Montgomery Fate is the author of five books of nonfiction, including “Beyond the White Noise” (1997), “Steady and Trembling” (2005) and, most recently, “Cabin Fever” (2011), his memoir of an urban father’s pursuit of wilderness.

His essays have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Baltimore Sun, Orion, Iowa Review, Fourth Genre, Christian Century and many other journals and anthologies, and they regularly air on National Public Radio and Chicago Public Radio. A graduate of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa, and of Chicago Theological Seminary, he is currently a professor of English at College of DuPage in suburban Chicago.

More information is available from Dr. Daniel Payne at (607) 436-3442 or Ruth Carr (607) 436-3446.